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Poll Results: The benefits of physical activity include:

Building and maintaining healthy bones and muscles
Reducing the risk of developing obesity and chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and many forms of cancer
Reducing feelings of depression and anxiety and promoting psychological well-being
All of the above
All of the above! According to the CDC, engaging in physical activity can improve both your physical and mental health, and prevent obesity, chronic disease, and cancer. There are many Tips for Being More Active that can be incorporated into your daily routine. The CDC estimates that more than 60% of adults in the US do not reach recommended levels of physical activity. Find out how your state compares to others.
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