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Spring into Action!

Physical activity is essential to prevent and reduce risks of many diseases and improve physical and mental health. It can even help you live longer—research from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine indicates that regular exercise can add up to five years to your life.

On the other hand, lack of physical activity is associated with increased risks of:

  • Anxiety, stress, and feelings of depression

  • Developing many preventable conditions, such as high blood pressure, coronary heart diseases, diabetes, osteoporosis, colon cancer, and obesity

  • Dying prematurely

12 important reasons to be physically active
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1. Be healthier

2. Increase your chances of living longer

3. Feel better about yourself

4. Reduce the chance of becoming depressed

5. Sleep better at night

6. Look good

7. Be in shape

8. Get around better

9. Have stronger muscles and bones

10. Achieve or maintain a healthy weight

11. Be with friends or meet new people

12. Have fun

Physical activity reduces risk for eight conditions

According to the Centers for Disease Control, exercise can reduce your risk of:

  • Heart disease

  • Stroke

  • High blood pressure

  • Type 2 diabetes

  • Obesity

  • Depression

  • Breast and colon cancer

  • Osteoporosis

We, at Hands on Wellness, are offering amazing specials to help you and your loved ones to shed the winter doldrums. It's time to get our minds and bodies recharged for the new season! For returning fitness students: bring a friend with you to class, and you'll be entered to win a FREE 1 Hour Private Fitness Session! For new students: bring a friend with you and two new students can take a fitness class for the price of 1!

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