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Be Active at Home

There are a number of benefits associated with regular physical activity and even more so in our present times. Here a few of the benefits of staying active while working from home:

  • Prevents the loss of muscle strength and joint function
  • Helps to increase energy level
  • Helps maintain a healthy weight and may favourably affect body fat distribution
  • Appears to relieve symptoms of depressions and anxiety and improve mood
  • Prevents or delays the development of high blood pressure, and reduces blood pressure in people with hypertension
  • Decreases risk of cancer
  • Lowers the risk of Type II diabetes and maintains better control of blood glucose levels

Don’t forget to check out this awesome at home workout routine: https://wellness.usask.ca/documents/covid-19/usask-exercise.pdf

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