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Benefits of Physical Activity

The human body is designed to move and move it should!

Compared to our ancestors we are far less physically active in our daily lives. This is mainly due to our increase in the use of “Labor saving” devices such as cars, remote controls, elevators and lifts just to name a few. Physical inactivity is a major contributor to the burden of chronic disease, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Being sedentary is also a significant contributor to the current epidemic of obesity and overweight people.
Studies show that it doesn’t take an enormous amount of physical exercise to achieve health-enhancing results. A mere 30 minutes a day of walking, swimming, jogging, cycling or other cardiovascular exercise can have astoundingly positive health effects, not to mention contributing to the health of the environment and creating a better society.


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