Put a Little Activity in Your day!

Let's face it- PLAYing isn't just for children, but adults too! Everyone can benefit from finding a little relief and inspiration in the day by engaging in physical activity. Incorporate more physical activity into your day and experience numerous physical, mental and social benefits.

Take a look at the list below and see which benefits most motivate you. Then, write them on a sticky note and put them on your mirror or in another spot that you frequently see. This can be a daily reminder and source of encouragement and motivation.

The benefits of PLAYing each day can include:

  • Increased life expectancy
  • Enhanced energy
  • Increased learning and brain function
  • Weight loss/weight maintenance
  • Lower high blood pressure
  • Reduced depression and anxiety
  • Reduced risk of osteoporosis
  • Decreased risk for some chronic diseases
  • Improved sleep and stress relief
  • Increased productivity
  • Improved mood
  • Increased muscle mass
  • Reduced risk of falling

Being physically active can be done in many ways and has many benefits. Incorporate activity and movement into your day by doing something you enjoy!