Get Moving! Women’s Health Week – Benefits of Being Active

Happy National Women's Health Week! 2013-NWHW-web-banner It's not news that physical activity is good for you. We all know that being active can reduce your chance of being overweight, but did you know that regular physical activity can also lower your risk of certain diseases? Here is a list of a few diseases that are less likely with an active lifestyle:
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Colon cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Depression
Here are some fun ideas to add to make your lifestyle more active. How have you made changes to make your life healthier? Share with us!
  • Take a Zumba class
  • Try some yoga poses
  • Go for a hike at your local park
  • Walk your dog an extra 30 minutes
  • Go dancing