Health Tips  |  01.13.2019 4:25 pm  |  439  |  A+ | a-
Physical activity has numerous virtue century and is an excellent way to guard against most es of chronic diseases.
The regular practice of a physical activity has many benefits, sometimes unsuspected   :
  • It allows to have a good physical condition which, beyond the improvement of your sports performances, will facilitate your daily life.
  • It protects against the occurrence of cardiovascular disease whatever the age.
  • It protects against certain cancers, in particular breast cancer in women, prostate in men, and colon in both sexes.
  • It reduces the risk of diabetes and helps to better balance blood sugar levels.
  • It facilitates the stability of the blood pressure.
  • It is effective for maintaining the weight of form and can reduce the risk of obesity.
  • It reduces the risk of low back pain
  • It improves sleep.
  • She fights effectively against stress , depression , anxiety.
  • It improves the aging process and protects against loss of autonomy.
Be active on a daily basis
Our daily life is facilitated by ever more comfort (motorized transport, lifts, etc.), which helps to make us more comfortable.   sedentary . Adopting an active lifestyle involves increasing one's physical activity and sitting less or longer. And that's good, opportunities to grasp in everyday life are not lacking. To help you get there, check out all our   tips for motivating yourself over time   and you   set the right goals .
At home
Do you live in an apartment? Privilege stairs rather than elevator. You have a garden   ? Garden whenever time permits. DIY, if you like it, is also physical activity, as well as cleaning. You can also make at home   simple exercises   that will strengthen your muscles and improve your flexibility. You want to develop your balance   ? Try to stand on one foot when washing your teeth. If you are required to sit for a long time to work, read or for any other reason, do not forget to get up and move every 2 hours.
Move as much as possible on foot, by bike, on a scooter  
You live in town   ? Go shopping on foot or by bike as soon as possible. You have children   ? Get them to school on foot if possible. They will take the opportunity to exercise and adopt the habit of walking. Do you have a pet   ? Walk it more often and longer. You take public transport to go for a leisure activity, go shopping or go to work   ? Trying to go down one or two stops earlier to walk will help you to refresh your mind and improve your well-being. Finally, to strengthen your muscles, go up and down the stairs.  

Physical activity protects your health:
  • It decreases the risk of cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure.
  • It reduces the risk of developing certain cancers. aIt reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes.
  • It decreases the risk of osteoporosis.
  • It limits weight gain.
  • It decreases the level of fats in the blood while increasing the "good" cholesterol.
Physical activity can be in shape :
  • It improves the quality of life.
  • It promotes resistance to fatigue. It reduces anxiety and depression. aIt helps to relax and be more relaxed.
  • It improves the quality of sleep. It can promote the meeting with friends and family activities.
Physical activity improves physical fitness :
  • It increases muscle strength.
  • It improves flexibility, balance and coordination.
  • It improves cardiac and respiratory functions.
  • It helps fight against back pain.
  • It helps to stay physically more independent with age.


30 minutes for adults, 1 hour for children and teenagers is good, more is even better.
  • Regularity: every day. a Intensity: moderate. To integrate into everyday life: • Take the stairs instead of the elevator or escalators. • Go buy bread by bike rather than by car. • Accompany children to school on foot. • Take a walk with family or friends ...

The determinants of health aim to   the Promotion, protection and recovery of physical, mental and social health they consist of   :
  • Geographical Factors Natural Resources Climate Communications
  • Health Factors State of Medical and Nutritional Knowledge
  • Political Factors Economic and Social Planning Health Legislation International Assistance
  • Demographic Factors Age Distribution Family Planning Urban Concentration Rural Dissemination Migration
  • Psychocultural factors Schooling Mentality of populations in the face of health problems Customs, beliefs and traditions
  • Socio-economic factors Habitat Land-use planning Lifestyles Employment situation .
Monnier Deschamps (1980) in Bury (1988)


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