exercise benefitsWhat can regular exercise do for you?

  • Increase levels "good" cholesterol
  • Lower high blood pressure
  • Improve the strength and efficiency of your heart and lungs
  • Help improve body composition by burning fat
  • Play a big part in controlling weight, and in improving body shape and posture
  • Promote healthy blood sugar levels
  • Promote bone density and increase bone-strength and help delay the onset of osteoporosis.
  • Improves the movement of joints and increases muscle strength to lift, push and pull.
  • Helps with posture and reduces the risk of falls.
  • Boost the immune system - keep common diseases, such as colds and influenza at bay
  • Improve mood and reduce the chance of depression - help you feel good in body and to relax and cope better with anxieties and stress, and sleep better
  • Improve your self-confidence and sense of well being - helps to alleviate isolation and loneliness

Read the National Health Service position on the benefits of exercise

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