It's good for you at any stage of life.
Staying active is one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself, especially as you age. Exercise — even in moderate amounts — can improve your overall well-being in a variety of ways.
In fact, according to the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Physical Activity and Health, inactive people are nearly twice as likely to develop heart disease compared with those who are more active. Also, those with arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, balance problems, or difficulty walking have been shown to benefit from regular exercise.
Exercise can also help you:
Here are a few tips to getting started with your exercise regimen:
If you’re a BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Medicare plan member, check out numerous benefits and fitness resources available to you that will help jumpstart your journey to a healthier you.
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