Unit 6 - Benefits of exercise for physical health

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  • Benefits of exercise for physical health
    • Improved heart function
      • Reduced blood pressure
      • Reduced resting heart rate
      • Heart gets bigger and stronger
      • LONG TERM: reduced risk of heart attacks and strokes
    • Healthy body weight
      • Eat the right foods
      • Exercise and play sport
      • Burn an equal amount of calories to what you eat
      • LONG TERM reduced risk of obesity and diabetes
    • Ability to fight off disease
      • Can fight off illness more easily, such as flu or cancer
      • LONG TERM: increases life expectancy
    • Ability to carry out everyday tasks
      • Don't get tired as easily
      • Stronger muscles and can keep going for longer


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