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Fitness Center Lesson 14
Basic Weight Training

The Benefits of Daily Physical Activity
  • Reduces the risk of heart disease
  • Keeps weight under control
  • Improves blood cholesterol levels
  • Prevents and reduces high blood pressure
  • Prevents bone loss
  • Boosts energy level
  • Helps manage stress
  • Releases tension
  • Improves the ability to fall asleep quickly & sleep well
  • Improves self-image and self-confidence
  • Counters anxiety and depression and increases enthusiasm and optimism
  • Increases muscle strength, helping with other physical activities.
  • Provides a social outlet to people
  • Establishes good heart-healthy habits in children
  • It helps delay or prevent chronic illnesses and diseases associated with aging
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