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Fitness Tip: Physical activity helps increase body temperature no matter the weather

Craig Press staff report

Stay active to keep warm

Colder winters and unpredictable spring weather make staying active a challenge, but staying active can also help keep you warm this season. Keeping warm is only one of the many reasons to exercise.  Regular physical activity can produce long-term health benefits. People of all ages, shapes, sizes and abilities can benefit from being physically active. Some of the benefits include the following.

• Increased chance of living longer.

• Feeling better about yourself.

• Decreased chances of becoming depressed.

• Sleeping well at night.

• Moving around more easily.

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• Having stronger muscles and bones.

• Attaining, or maintaining, a healthy weight.

• Being with friends and meeting new people.

• Enjoying yourself and have fun.

The more physical activity you do, the greater the health benefits.

Source: choosemyplate.gov