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Benefits of regular exercise

  • Regular exercise is important to strengthen your muscles, including your heart.

    If you are new to exercise, getting into an exercise routine can be a challenge. Stick with it! After a few days or weeks you may begin to see or feel these positive changes:

    • more confidence and independence
    • more energy to do your everyday activities
    • less difficulty reducing or maintaining weight
    • more strength and endurance
    • increased flexibility and balance
    • more energy to participate in special events
    • improved feeling of well-being and a reduction in stress
    • better quality sleep

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  • Tip

    Never start an exercise program before talking with your health care provider.

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