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SECTION 1: ABOUT THE GUIDELINES Health Benefits Versus Other Reasons To Be Physically Active Although the Guidelines focus on the health benefits of physical activity, these benefits are not the only reason why people are active. Physical activity gives people a chance to have fun, be with friends and family, enjoy the outdoors, improve their personal appearance, and improve their fitness so that they can participate in more intensive physical activity or sporting events. Some people are
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Unformatted text preview: active because they feel it gives them certain health benefits (such as feeling more energetic) that arent yet conclusively proven for the general population. The Guidelines encourage people to be physically active for any and all reasons that are meaningful for them. Nothing in the Guidelines is intended to mean that health benefits are the only reason to do physical activity....
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