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  Benefits of Physical Activities

Did you know?

When you are not physically active, you are more likely to:

  • Get heart disease
  • Get type 2 diabetes
  • Have high blood pressure
  • Have high blood cholesterol
  • Have a stroke

What can physical activity do for you?

You may have heard the good things you can gain from regular physical activity.

Check off which of these benefits you hope to get from active living:

  • Be healthier
  • Increase my chances of living longer
  • Feel better about myself
  • Have less chance of becoming depressed
  • Sleep better at night
  • Help me look good
  • Be in shape
  • Get around better
  • Have stronger muscles and bones
  • Help me stay at or get to a healthy weight
  • Be with friends or meet new people
  • Enjoy myself and have fun