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How can physical activity improve health?

How can physical activity improve health?

So many ways!!!!: Helps maintain weight, should be enjoyable, makes you disciplined, lowers cholesterol, improves fitness for living activities, improves you immune system, builds muscle (which wards off frailty ), prevents heart disease, wards off cancers in women, and much more! ...Read more

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How can exercises that improve your physical balance benefit your mental and emotional health?

How can exercises that improve your physical balance benefit your mental and emotional health?

Exercise: Exercise is a great place to channel mental stress and/or aggression. I would also submit that exercise releases the body's natural endorphins, that give feelings of well being and satiation, such as the tell-tale "runner's high." Try 20 minutes of walking briskly every day for a week, and see how the walking effects you. ...Read more

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How can exercise improve your mental and intellectual health?

How can exercise improve your mental and intellectual health?

Good chemicals: exercise helps release healthy endorphin chemicals that make you feel good and improve your mental outlook, It acts as an antidepressant. Its best to do at least 30 minutes of activity most days of the week. Aerobic exercise that raises your heart rate is effective in doing this. ...Read more

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How can you improve your mental and emotional health with exercise?

How can you improve your mental and emotional health with exercise?

Exercise: Exercise is a great place to channel mental stress and/or aggression. I would also submit that exercise releases the body's natural endorphins, that give feelings of well being and satiation, such as the tell-tale "runner's high." Try 20 minutes of walking briskly every day for a week, and see how the walking effects you. ...Read more

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Why is physical activity important and how might it improve health and wellness?

Why is physical activity important and how might it improve health and wellness?

Here are some...: proven benefits of exercise: reduced stress weight loss increased bone mass reduced risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke better sleep These are just a few, but they bring the point across. Exercise is better than ANY pill. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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And in what ways can joining a physical activity help a person's mental health and physical health?

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And in what ways can joining a physical activity help a person's mental health and physical health?

Health: Good mental health requires good physical health which can be maintained by physical activity, stress reduction, diet, & lifestyle changes. ...Read more

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How can personal hygiene affect your physical health?

How can personal hygiene affect your physical health?

In many ways: http://www.livestrong.com/article/107811-consequences-poor-personal-hygiene/

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How can poor physical health have an impact on your social health?

How can poor physical health have an impact on your social health?

Activities: If you are limited in what you can do, it will be harder to keep up with activities you may have shared with friends. You will lose their emotional and personal support. You may find friends instead among people who are struggling against the same Health problems. ...Read more

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How can physical activity affect a child's mental health?

How can physical activity affect a child's mental health?

Part of mental healt: ...Is forming a healthy self-image. A child who does a lot of physical activity has a self-image composed of "i can do this" repeated many times; a child who soes not is made up of all "i can't"s. ...Read more

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How can physical activity affect a child's mental health?

Not clear: It seems to improve it.There needs to be more research as to the exact mechanism physiologically that helps, but there appears to be no question that intellectual and emotional health are promoted by good exercise routines( at all ages). Must be related to production of endorphins and hormonal responses. ...Read more

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How can poor physical health affect your social health?

Yes: WHO definition of Health is, "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not just absence of disease or infirmity". For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. ...Read more

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How can physical help your social health?

How can physical help your social health?

Confidence: Being physically fit and healthy allows you to function at your best. This generates chemicals in your body that enhances your sense of well being and confidence. This allows you to put your best self forward in social interactions and to be a positive person which is attractive to others and good for your own well being and longevity ...Read more

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How can I improve physical fitness?

How can I improve physical fitness?

See below: A good start would be to try and walk 30min/day 3-5 times per week. You will also want to add resistance training to help build lean muscle mass and help burn more calories. A simple introductory home exercise program designed to build lean muscle and strengthen the core can be found at www.therehabzone.com ...Read more

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How does stress change psychological benefits of health-related physical fitness and nutrition?

How does stress change psychological benefits of health-related physical fitness and nutrition?

Stress Attenuates,: At least to some degree, many of the benefits of fitness & clean nutrition. Stress causes hormonal surges that affect the way food is absorbed, utilized and metabolized and diverts mental and physical energy away from the rigorous requirements of physical training. Minimizing stress (the "bad" kind) cannot be overstated! take care & meditate regularly! ...Read more

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How can physical activity help me maintain my youth?

How can physical activity help me maintain my youth?

In many ways.: There will never be a fountain of youth, a pill, a dna injection....That will slow down the aging of the body and mind than regular, daily physical activity being a major part of your lifestyle. As to the 'how', you'll have to wait for my book to find out, but don't know what year that will be available-:). ...Read more

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How does physical activity impact your social health?

How does physical activity impact your social health?

As long as it's: not an obsession, it can only serve to help your moods and improve your social health. Often people work out together or in groups which is also a social benefit. ...Read more

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How can humor and laughter affect a person's physical health?

How can humor and laughter affect a person's physical health?

May be: Humor and laughter may have a positive impact on a person's health. It certainly will not do any harm. ...Read more