The 3 Categories of a Healthy, Active Lifestyle

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Healthy, Active Lifestyle

A lifestyle that contributes positively to physical, mental and social wellbeing, and includes regular exercise and physical activity.

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Physical Fitness Benefits.

  • Improve performance.
  • Improve any of the health-related exercise factors:
    • Cardiovascular fitness.
    • Muscular strength.
    • Muscular endurance.
    • Flexibility.
    • Body composition.

Physical Health Benefits

  • Stronger bones/Reduced chance of developing osteoporosis.
  • Reduced chance of coronary heart disease (CHD).
  • Reduced chance of a stroke.
  • Reduced chance of obesity.
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  • Help the individual feel good.
  • Relieve and/or prevent stress and tension.
  • Mental challenge.
  • Increase self-esteem and confidence.
  • Contribute to enjoyment of life.
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Mental and Physical

  • Competition.
  • Aesthetic appreciation.
  • Physical challenge.
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  • Meeting new people and making new friends.
  • Get together with existing friends.
  • Improve cooperation skills.
  • Increase social activities.
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