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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Marcus Hiles Discusses the Benefits of Following Texas Pro-Growth Policies

Western Rim Property founder, Marcus Hiles, says that state policies have led to job growth that outpaces the entire country. Texas attained post-recession job recovery two years sooner than the nation as a whole, and by January 2016 had 1.3 million jobs were added to its pre-recession employment peak. Because Texas’ unemployment rate has been steadily lower than in the rest of the nation — in April, it was 4.4 percent compared to 5 percent nationally — consumer confidence has been strong. May’s Texas Consumer Confidence Index (CCI), that calculates financial optimism through savings and spending habits, was 117.6, in contrast to the U.S. CCI of 92.6. The vigorous economy in the lone star state has also been a boon to the housing market. The current price of homes increased by 5.9 percent over previous years and the number of single-family building permits by 6 percent. Read More: