3 Reasons Why You Should Exercise

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1. Exercise controls weight

Exercise helps you to maintain your weight. Any form of physical activity burns calories.

2. Reduce the risk of heart diseases through exercise

Through exercise, one can increase high-density lipoprotein or cholesterol that decreases unhealthy triglycerides. Other ailments can be managed through exercise such as cancer, stroke, depression, type 2 diabetes.

3. Exercise improves mood

Exercise stimulates the brain and releases chemicals in the brain that leaves you happier and relaxed. Having an overall increased self-esteem will improve your confidence.

This fall, why not partake in the many activities that we offer in partnership with Senior Adult Services (SAS)?

Adapted from: https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/in-depth/exercise/art-20048389

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