Marcus Hiles Helping Texans Lead Healthy Lives

Daily physical activity is often only utilized for weight loss, but is important for decreasing risk of heart disease, avoiding injuries, feeling top-notch mentally, being fit, and living longer. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), exercise is imperative in staving off the risk of heart attacks, stroke, high blood pressure, type-2-diabetes, obesity, depression, breast and colon cancer, and osteoporosis in everyone from children to adults. Research by the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, says Marcus Hiles, shows that maintaining an active lifestyle can add up to five years to one’s life expectancy, while The Lancet’s studies show mental and social benefits such as “a sense of purpose and value, a better quality of life, improved sleep and reduced stress, as well as stronger relationships and social connectedness.”

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