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1 Benefits of Exercise Grade 9-12 Michael Cullen

2 Six Exercise benefits Improves Mood Battles chronic disease
Weight Management Boost energy levels Promotes better sleep Fun family experience

3 Improving mood 30 minute workout after work is a great stress relief.
Stimulates brain chemicals that may help you relax and leave you in a happier mood. Regular exercise may help prevent depression

4 Battle Chronic disease
Exercise is a great way to help prevent illnesses such as osteoporosis, heart disease, and certain types of cancer. Type two diabetes can be reduced by exercise. HDL cholesterol get a boost while decreasing triglycerides. Reduces the risk of breast cancer and colon cancer.


6 Weight management Exercise is a great way burn to calories, the higher the intensity the more calories will be burned. Exercise along with a balanced diet can largely improve the overall quality of life. Calories

7 Need a Boost?? Committing to an exercise routine won’t make you tired… actually a exercise program will speed up metabolism and challenge your body to create more energy and at the end of the day help get better sleep.

8 Family fun Exercising isn’t something that has to be done alone. A great way to past the time as well as get in shape is to get the family involved. This will ensure that every member of the family is getting a workout in. Gyms offer family plans so a trip to the gym may work out three days a week. Plan vacations where there is plenty of outdoor adventures to do.

9 Family exercising ideas
Hiking Biking Swimming Roller skating Rock wall climbing

10 Getting better Sleep Exercise is a great way to get a quality night sleep. Exercising will allow your body to fall asleep faster and deepen your sleep for a more peaceful nights rest. Beware!!! Exercising to close to bed time may actually cause you body to be more alert and not allow yourself to fall asleep.

11 Types of exercises Strength Endurance Flexibility

12 Benefits of Aerobic Exercise
Increased maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max). Increased blood supply to muscles and ability to use oxygen. Reduced body fat and improved weight control. Lower resting systolic and diastolic blood pressure in people with high blood pressure. Increased threshold for lactic acid accumulation. Increased blood volume and ability to carry oxygen.

13 Endurance exercise Exercises for endurance tends to be aerobic ( with Oxygen) Aerobic exercise develops slow twitch muscles. Performing these exercises strengthens and elongates the muscles for preparation of extended periods of use. Endurance activities include Biking, Swimming, and Running.

14 Endurance Activities

15 Flexibility Warm up first warm muscles, tendons, and ligaments are more flexible and stretch more easily stretching cold muscles can cause tears. Stretches should always be gradual and gentle. Hold each stretch in a static position for 10 to 20 seconds, allowing the muscle to lengthen slowly. Do not bounce; bouncing actually causes muscle fibers to shorten, not lengthen


17 Strength training Build and maintain healthy muscles, bones, and joints. Reduce depression and anxiety. Improve psychological well-being. Enhanced work, recreation, and sport performance. Reduce high blood pressure or the risk of developing high blood pressure . Reduce high cholesterol or the risk of developing high cholesterol.


19 Wait for it…..

20 Now get up and get moving !!!!
Thank you for you time ! Now get up and get moving !!!!

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