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Stay Active at OSSMA

Posted on: December 2, 2019

Students at OSSMA have created a promotional video looking at the benefits of taking part in physical activity on a regular basis.

There are so many benefits to having a ‘Healthy Active Lifestyle’ including;

Physical Benefits

Fitness – is the ability to meet the demands of your environment, which is different for everyone. Fitness benefits include;

  • Improved aerobic endurance
  • Improved flexibility
  • Improved strength and muscular endurance
  • Improved performance

Health – is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease; health benefits include;

  • Reduces the risk of heart disease
  • Reduces the risk of obesity
  • Stronger bones
  • Increased life expectancy

Mental Benefits

  • Relieves stress
  • Improves confidence
  • Increase serotonin levels and improves mood
  • Reduces the chance of developing stress-related illnesses, such as depression.
  • Improves resilience

Social Benefits

  • Meet new people
  • Catch up with existing friends
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Improve teamwork and cooperation skills

Take a look at our video below: