Regular physical activity improves health and reduces the risk of premature death in the following ways:
- Reduces the risk of having a stroke.
- Reduces the risk of having heart disease.
- Lowers the risk of developing high blood pressure.
- Helps people to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.
- Reduces feelings of depression and anxiety.
- Promotes physical well being and reduces signs and symptoms of stress.
- Helps build and maintain healthy bones, joints and muscles.