Benefits of Regular Physical Activity

Maintaining a Healthy Weight

People who don’t work out regularly may experience weight gain and obesity, which can increase risks for developing diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, arthritis and high cholesterol. If you want to start a physical activity routine, talk to your doctor about ways to start safely.

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Review Date: 
February 17, 2014

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014