Benefits of physical exercise

General health improvement

and ability to care for one’s self

Reduce anxiety

as well as insomnia and stress reduction

Increased strength

and muscular endurance

Develop the cardiovascular system capacity

and general endurance

Maintaining

libido

Maintain or improve

flexibility, alignment, and balance

Increased social contact

and enjoying life

Development of

weight and nutrition control

Reduce risk factors

for heart disease

Prevention of many cases of diseases

such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and bone problems

Aids

relaxation

Improving bone health

especially activities that carry the body as well as weight training

Source: Awareness Dose Handbook from the Ministry of Health’s Live Well account