What is Physical Activity?
Physical activity includes any body’s movement that uses the body’s energy.
What is Exercise?
Exercise is a planned, structured physical activity that uses extra energy and improves our health.
Physical Activity and Exercise help control our weight by using excess calories that would otherwise be stored as fat.
Physical activity and exercise help us.
- Maintain our healthy weight
- Boost our metabolism
- Reduce high blood pressure
- Reduce risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke
- Reduce the risk of osteoporosis
- Reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety
Eating healthy and controlling food portions are significant steps towards health. But to further boost the effects of a healthy diet, regular physical activity and exercise are vital factors, especially if we are into a weight loss program or initiating losing weight by ourselves.
Let’s walk every day for 30 minutes and make it a part of our daily routine.
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