Who ever said physical activity is all work and no
play? In fact, it can be just the opposite! There is no need to think of
strenuous exercise or boring workouts. Instead, imagine doing fun physical
activities you enjoy and watch the health benefits follow!
Regular physical activity may help reduce your risk
for many diseases including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, colon and
breast cancers, and osteoporosis. It also helps to control weight; contributes
to healthy bones, muscles, and joints; reduces falls among older adults.
Despite the proven benefits of physical
activity, more than 50% of American adults do not get enough physical activity
to provide health benefits. 25% of adults are not active at all in their leisure