National Physical Fitness Month

May is National Physical Fitness Month.  “Regular activity is good for everyone’s health, and people of all ages and body types can be physically active.”

The following tips or “Food for the Mind, Body and Soul” are brought to you by the Providence Medical Ministry:

Children and adolescents – Physical activity can improve muscular fitness, bone health, and heart health.

Adults – Physical activity can lower the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer.

Older adults – Physical activity can lower the risk of falls and improve cognitive functioning (like learning and judgment skills).

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