Explain how physical activity can help to raise levels of self-esteem.
Describe two ways in which a sedentary lifestyle might lead to love levels of self-esteem.
What is meant by the term 'sedentary lifestyle'?
Regular exercise can help prevent problems with positive and type 2 diabetes
A lack of exercise can cause high blood pressure
A lack of exercise can contribute to a rise in obesity levels
A lack of exercise can increase chances of heart disease
Exercise can also help maintain a healthy weight and therefore prevent weight gain, obesity or type 2 diabetes
Exercise can help with our posture and prevent back injuries or long-term back problems
Exercise can also heal injuries
Exercise can make our joints and bones become stronger, more dense (thicker) and less prone to injury