Move your body for at least an hour a day, you’ll be glad you did! Research shows children and adults need an hour of physical activity to ensure good health. Staying active and keeping extra weight off will help lower your risk of diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. Most of the hour should be aerobic activity like brisk walking or running. Here are just some of the benefits of an hour of activity EVERY DAY!
- Makes you feel good
- Helps you lose weight and keep extra weight off
- Makes you stronger and more flexible
- Makes it easier to think and helps with concentration
- Keeps your heart strong
- It can be fun and social
Adding physical activity to your day and making good eating choices are two of the most important things you can do to fight being overweight and obese. Make physical activity as much a part of your day as breathing, by the way you’ll even do that easier with regular exercise!