Benefits of physical activity
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Mental, emotional, social and of course physical benefits
It leads to a well-rounded lifestyle
Boost your energy and mood and self-esteem
Lower blood pressure
Lengthens life span
Strengthen bones and lose weight
Lower cancer risk. It’s all through exercise!
How to get exercise in your day
Take the stairs
Walk a little after school, work or on your lunch time
get off the bus farther from the destination to add a little walk
Find ways to do walking everywhere
Set aside time to travel on foot or bike
Count your steps to create incentive, use a pedometer or app on your phone or fitness device
Have a friend join you; nothing beats a workout with a little competition
Exercise with your family
It’s the little things that count
Just 30 minutes a day three times a week is all you need
Or 15 min per day
Or get in 2 hours one day a week of intense cardio could also cover your basis.
Alternate your routine; mix it up to keep your mind and body guessing
There are many ways to have fun working out without drudgery.