Exercise– for Body and Spirit

Walk your way to more confidence!  Feel great about how you look simply by going for a walk several times a week!  That’s the finding of a new Gallup poll, which determined that people who were regularly active had a more positive self-image– regardless of their weight or appearance.  The reason?  Physical activity triggers your body to release endorphins, brain chemicals that make you feel confident and content.

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5 thoughts on “Exercise– for Body and Spirit

  1. Hey, Dash and Janessa– there’s a list of walking benefits:

    Reduce risk of coronary heart disease and stroke
    Reduce high cholesterol
    Lower blood pressure
    Reduce risk of colon cancer
    Reduce body fat
    Help control body weight
    Increase bone density and help prevent osteoporosis
    Help with osteoarthritis
    Reduce risk of non-insulin dependent diabetes
    Help with overall flexibility
    Increase mental well being
    Walking Helps People Live Longer

  2. Mary Alice Tallmadge

    I agree with all of the above. When we’re walking, we notice the environment more– we can stop and smell the flowers.

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