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Reasons to Get Active!

active exercise

Written By: Admin

Struggling to feel motivated to get off that sofa?

We know that physical activity and exercise have huge benefits for your health and wellbeing. What you might not appreciate is just how many there are, and the risks to your long-term health if you don’t move enough!  Here is a list to get you going…

People who are physically active and exercise:

  • Live longer and with a better quality of life
  • Reduce stress
  • Stimulate brain function
  • Improve mood
  • Improve heart health
  • Increase strength
  • Increase flexibility
  • Improve coordination
  • Improve sleep
  • Lower food cravings
  • Reduce cancer risk
  • Reduce risk of stroke
  • Prevent Type 2 diabetes
  • Improve blood lipid profile
  • Improve body shape
  • Improve confidence
  • Improve sex life
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Improve metabolism
  • Improve bowel motions
  • Improve immune functions
  • Improve circulation
  • Improve joint health
  • Improve skin health
  • Improve posture
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Increase insulin sensitivity
  • Decrease anxiety and depression
  • Improve self-control
  • Reduce arthritic pain
  • Protect against dementia