Benefits of Exercise
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Physical benefits
• Improved body shape - including muscle tone
and posture
• Strengthens bones and muscles
• Reduces the ...
Mental benefits:
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Helps you to deal with stress and tension
Improves self-confidence
Increases motivation
Gives yo...
Social Benefits:
• Helps you meet new people and make friends
• Improves your teamwork and cooperation
• The amount of exe...
Exercise Guidelines
• Start gently and gradually increase the time
and intensity of your exercise as it gets easier
• Exer...
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Benefits of exercise

  1. 1. Benefits of Exercise sqjafery@gmail.com
  2. 2. Physical benefits • Improved body shape - including muscle tone and posture • Strengthens bones and muscles • Reduces the chance of illness so increasing life expectancy • Improves endurance, flexibility and overall fitness
  3. 3. Mental benefits: • • • • Helps you to deal with stress and tension Improves self-confidence Increases motivation Gives you something to aim for - a challenge
  4. 4. Social Benefits: • Helps you meet new people and make friends • Improves your teamwork and cooperation • The amount of exercise you do will vary depending on your physical fitness and your longterm goals. For example, if you have not exercised for a while or ever before, have been ill or are reaching middle age or older you need to start slowly. If your aim is to run a marathon you will need to do more training than someone who is aiming to walk down the road without getting out of breath.
  5. 5. Exercise Guidelines • Start gently and gradually increase the time and intensity of your exercise as it gets easier • Exercise often - 20 minutes three times a week is better than 60 minutes once a week • Don't overdo it - exercise shouldn't be painful or make you ill or overly tired afterwards.

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