Benefits of Exercise

There are several health related problems that are associate or worsened with a lack of physical activity. Maintaining a healthy weight lowers your chances of many serious health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Adding or Maintaining at least 30 minutes of physical activity each day helps to:
  • Reduce your risk for heart disease (the #1 cause of death in both men and women)
  • Reduce your risk for Type 2 Diabetes and certain types of cancer
  • Strengthen your bones and muscles
  • Control your weight
  • Improve Overall mental health and mood
  • Improve sleep
  • Increase your chances of a long life
If you would like information on classes to learn how to manage chronic illness, call 609-463-6521.

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