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May is Physical Fitness Month

May is Physical Fitness Month


 Christy Kenyon  |   Friday, May 01, 2020


May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Here are just a few benefits of physical activity:

  • Children and adolescents – Improve muscular fitness, bone health, and heart health
  • Adults – Lower the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer
  • Older adults – Lower the risk of falls and improve cognitive functioning (like learning and judgment skills)
Let's get movin!!