Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Healthy Lifestyle

"You hear a lot about living a healthy lifestyle, but what does that mean? In general, a healthy person doesn't smoke, is at a healthy weight, eats healthy and exercises. Sounds simple, doesn't it?

The trick to healthy living is making small changes...taking more steps, adding fruit to your cereal, having an extra glass of water...these are just a few ways you can start living healthy without drastic changes.
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One of the biggest problems in America today is lack of activity. We know it's good for us but avoid it like the plague either because we're used to being sedentary or afraid that exercise has to be vigorous to be worth our time. The truth is, movement is movement and the more you do, the healthier you'll be. Even moderate activities like chores, gardening and walking can make a difference. "

source: http://exercise.about.com/od/healthinjuries/a/healthylifestyl.htm

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Watch this video clip on the topic of health and exercise, and then answer the questions based on what you see and hear. Transcript available, too.

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