Would you like to:
Regular physical activity will help you do these things. Physical activity is essential to prevent and reduce risks of many diseases and improve physical and mental health.
Physical activity also keeps you in shape so you can enjoy leisure activities and safely perform work and home chores. It offers great mental and social benefits as well.
On the other hand, lack of physical activity is associated with increased risks of:
1. Be healthier
2. Increase my chances of living longer
3. Feel better about myself
4. Have less chance of becoming depressed
5. Sleep better at night
6. Help me look good
7. Be in shape
8. Get around better
9. Have stronger muscles and bones
10. Help me stay at or get to a healthy weight
11. Be with friends or meet new people
12. Enjoy myself and have fun
Research indicates that exercise can reduce your risk of:
Regular physical exercise is important for younger generations too, especially with the rise of obesity in children. Heart disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma, and social discrimination are just a few of the possible consequences of a childhood spent in front of the television or the internet. Check out Let's Move!  for nutrition  and fitness tips for children.