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Move for Health Day: Amazing benefits of regular physical activity

To achieve optimal health and maintain a healthy weight, you need to include physical activity into your everyday patterns on a regular basis.

Move for Health Day: Amazing benefits of regular physical activity

New Delhi: You know that regular exercise and physical activity are good for your health and can help you live longer. But the benefits an individual would yeild depend on the regularity of fitness regime, regardless of the level of exercise.

To achieve optimal health and maintain a healthy weight, you need to include physical activity into your everyday patterns on a regular basis.

While there are a plethora of reasons to involve physical activity in our daily life, here are a few of them to consider:

  • Regular physical activity controls weight
  • It improves your overall health
  • It reduces your risk of many chronic conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and some cancers
  • It lowers your blood pressure and keeps your cholesterol at healthy range
  • It strengthens your muscles and bones
  • It promotes good sleep
  • It reduces stress and helps you to relax
  • It improves your self-esteem and mental health.

So, make the best use of exercise and physical activity in your daily life to stay healthy and prevent all kinds of illness.

Today, the 10the of May, is 'Move for Health Day', an annual global event created in 2002 by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to promote physical activity.

 

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