Why is it important to be active?
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, "Physical activity can provide immediate benefits. Physical activity can help to boost your mood, reduce stress, improve sleep, and sharpen your focus — benefits that can be especially important during stressful times. Physical activity can also help you live a longer, healthier life by reducing the risk of many common chronic diseases, like type 2 diabetes and some cancers." Click here to learn more.
It's understandable right now that many Americans may feel that they aren't able to workout or be as active as before due to social distancing orders are still in place. This is further from the truth.
According to the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, adults need a mix of activities to stay healthy, including at least:
Take a few minutes to figure out how to add physical activity to your life. Find something you enjoy, such as jogging or running, dancing, or playing sports.
If these are things you are unable to do, Medicare Insurance carriers in the Southern Nevada Valley do provide other options.
Almost every Medicare Advantage Plan in Nevada offers there members at-home workout kits for them to use during social distancing.
These complimentary kits to members include: