Moving your body can be a great way to relieve stress, improve your mood, clear your mind and give you the energy to tackle those tough days. And it doesn't have to be "exercise" either. Just look to move your body in ways that you enjoy. Maintaining physically active lifestyles as we age is particularly important too as our body's ability to move really is a case of "use it or lose it".
Research indicates that those who are more physically active are less likely to suffer from poor mental health or depression. Plus, moderate exercise lowers the risk of heart disease and cancer as well as reduce the risks and complications associated with diabetes. Did you know that exercise can even help you to grow new brain cells?!
Need more convincing? Here are even more reasons how being active can have a positive impact on your overall health and wellbeing. Physical activity:
Being active doesn't need to be overly complicated. You can achieve this through:-
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