After Stroke Fitness Challenge — Benefits of Exercise for Stroke Prevention and Rehabilitation

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,