After Stroke Fitness Challenge -- Benefits of Exercise
Regular Exercise Has Many Benefits!
Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Research shows that not only is exercise good for your physical health, it benefits your emotional health as well.
Help control blood pressure, cholesterol, & diabetes
Improve strength to decrease risk of fall
Help manage stress & improve mood
Help maintain a healthy weight
Help with Neuroplasticity: the brain’s ability to rewire itself & recover from injury
Click the “Wellness/Physical Wellness” link on this website to see more exercise/movement videos that are adapted to stroke survivors.
**Before starting an exercise/fitness program, consult with your physician.
Other exercises suitable for stroke survivors can be found on here on our blog or on our YouTube page,