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Why exercise is important to your health

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Heather Burton

on 30 November 2015

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Transcript of Why exercise is important to your health

"Commit to be Fit"
People of all ages should exercise daily. It is very Important to your health and can prevent many diseases, strengthen and tone your muscles, and control your weight. Exercising also improves many qualities of your life.
Preventing Diseases
Strengthening your body
Qualities of Life
Heart disease
Type 2 diabetes
High blood pressure
Burns calories
Weight Control
What is my Stance?
90% to 95% of the 26 million Americans with diabetes
Harvard School of Public Health
Leading cause in death
According to the American Heart Association
Affects nearly everyone
20% to 50% lower
According to Web MD
If you burn off more calories than you take in, you lose weight. It's as simple as that.
By exercising, your metabolism will increase and aid in the weight-loss process.
Tipson Healthy Living

1 in every 3 adults is obese and almost 1 in 5 youth between the ages of 6 and 19 are obese.
According to CDC (Center of Disease Control), 2012
At an all time high
Not getting enough exercise
Calories/ 20% or more above normal weight
Strength training refers to specific types of exercise that build and maintain muscle strength.
A.K.A resistance or weight training
The U.S Department of Health and Human Services recommends that adults perform training exercise at least two days per week.
Muscles account for roughly 43 percent of body weight for men and 36 percent for women.
Physical activity boosts mental wellness
Regular physical activity can relieve tension, anxiety, depression and anger
Exercise increases the flow of oxygen which directly affects the brain
According to the American Heart Association
What some say?
Don't have the time
1 third of the U.S adults are obese
An estimated 346 million people worldwide have type 2 diabetes
National Academy of Sciences has recommended that everyone strive for a total of an hour per day of physical activity.
The key is to find the right exercise for you.
"There are really only two requirements when it comes to exercise. One is that you do it. The other is that you continue to do it."
Exercise is boring
No immediate consequences
Weight gain, low energy, and more
What interests you?
Little time needed
Jillian Michaels
What Dr. Oz says
Start Exercising Now!!
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