If you have a BMI higher than 25 you will be at greater risk of developing diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. Being more physically active decreases your risk of colon cancer and depression.
High blood pressure has no symptoms, but if it’s not treated it can damage your kidneys, heart and brain. It’s a risk factor that you can reduce by getting more active. Regular exercise can help to strengthen your heart and cardiovascular system, improve your circulation and increase energy levels.
If you have diabetes you will be at greater risk of heart and kidney disease. Being physically active has many benefits and classes can benefit you if you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Making exercise a regular element of your diabetes management plan can help to reduce these risks, as well as helping to improve circulation, reduce stress levels and encourage weight loss.
Classes involve aerobic, strengthening and stretching exercises.