Why should you care about being physically active?
-society puts a lot of stress on us physically and emotionally. -physical activity reduces risks of a variety of health problems -lack of regular physical activity has resulted in an epidemic of obesity.
Daily Living incorporates enough exercise to maintain adequate level of fitness
Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle
-proper medical care -eating the right foods in right amount -regular exercise -satisfying work/career -healthy play and recreation -proper amount of rest
Physical Benefits of Being Physically Active
-increase muscle size, strength, and power -strong heart muscle -better functioning lungs -better digestive system -improved posture -having more energy -reduced risk of injury -having health promoting behavior
Social Benefits of Being Physically Active
Psychological Benefits of Being Physically Active
Increase self-esteem, better moods, reduced stress/anxiety, and increased energy level.
Aging and Being Physically Active
Regular physical activity tends to delay the appearance of certain degenerative processes. Look and feel younger.