Don’t you just love nice weather? We do! Gardening, picnics, bike riding, boating – the options are endless. Incorporating physical activity into your daily routine is important, no matter how your age. There are immediate and long-term benefits from physical activity.  We’ve listed a few below:

Physical exercise will lower:

  • The risk of a heart attack.
  • Blood cholesterol levels.
  • The risk of type 2 diabetes.
  • Blood pressure.
  • The risk of depression.
  • Stress!

Physical exercise will increase:

  • Building and maintain bones, muscles, and joints.
  • The body’s ability to lose or maintain weight.
  • And improve brain function.
  • Sleep quality.
  • Energy!

We suggest that you aim for 30 minutes every day.  Regardless of the exercise you choose – be it walking, running, swimming, group exercise, or group sports (to name just a few), remember to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. Enjoy the benefits of exercise and have fun!