In conjunction with the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports’ National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, The American College of Sports Medicine chose the month of May to spread the word on Exercise is Medicine (EIM) with support from the American Medical Association.
Did you know that consistent exercise has been proven to treat and even prevent chronic disease? Research shows that exercise can play a role in preventing over 40 chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension.
Are you ready to start your exercise habit?
One of the Goals of EIM to encourage physicians to record physical activity with other health markers each time you visit your doctor.
How do you know if you should see your doctor before starting an exercise program.
Start with this pre-exercise checklist.
Click here to view upcoming Lakefront Fitness programs starting May 7th at Creve Coeur Park or for more details about starting an exercise program.