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Physical Activity

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Add more movement to your life

Do you want to feel better, move better, sleep better and perhaps add years to your life? Look no further than physical activity!

No matter your age or fitness level, regular physical activity is good for your lifelong health. It reduces the risk of chronic diseases like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis and cancer. Being active also helps regulate hormones and improves the immune system. 

Daily activity can easily be part of your lifestyle. It doesn’t mean spending hours at a gym or running a marathon. You can keep your body moving with day-to-day activities that you enjoy, and that make you feel energized and happy.


Learn more about the link between physical activity and cancer and get some tips to help you build more activity into your daily routine.

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