PHYSICAL ACTIVITY BENEFITS Reduce Diabetes Reduce Depression Increase Awareness of CVD Increase Cardiovascular Health PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE Various types of CVD Coronary heart disease Angina pectoris Hypertension Stroke Congestive heart failure Evidence that inactivity leads to CVD What can you do? EXERCISE AND THE HEART Increases muscle’s ability to pump Normal resting heart rate is 72bpm What is yours…lets find it! Improves coronary circulation Inactive person less able to resist stress Lower blood pressure hypertension Normal S120mmHg/D80mmHg METABOLIC SYNDROME REGULAR EXERCISE CONT. Manage Type II diabetes Body doesn’t produce insulin correctly Body Density and increase osteoporosis risk Calcium, exercise, Vitamin D PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND WELLNESS Health and Wellness benefits from PA Work effectively and efficiently Better enjoy leisure time Better movement allows for better time Effective living Resist fatigue, soreness back problems Doesn’t matter what you are doing. Safety issues Start now and stay fit….