865-657-6190 | Flexx Fitness PT | 266 Mialaquo Center | Loudon, TN 37774

Why Flexx Fitness Medical Exercise…

We have all heard it many times before – regular exercise is good for you.  But if you are like many Americans, you are busy, you have a sedentary job, or a medical condition causing some physical limitations.  The good news is that it’s never too late to start.

Our Medical Fitness Professionals will…

  • Start you off slowly, and find ways to fit more physical activity into your life
  • To get the most benefit.  We will get the recommended amount of exercise for your age and physical limitations
  • If you can do it, the payoff is that you will feel better, help prevent or control many diseases, and likely even live longer

Regular exercise and physical activity may…

  • Help you control your weight–  Along with diet, exercise plays an important role in controlling your weight and preventing obesity
  • Reduce your risk of heart diseases–  Proper exercise strengthens your heart and improves your circulation. The increased blood flow raises the oxygen levels in your body
  • Help your body manage blood sugar and insulin levels–  Exercise can lower your blood sugar levels and help your insulin work better
  • Help you quit smoking– Exercise may make it easier to quit smoking by reducing your cravings and withdrawal symptoms
  • Improve your mental health and mood– During exercise, your body releases chemicals that can improve your mood and make you feel more relaxed. This can help you deal with stress and reduce your risk of depression
  • Help keep your thinking, learning, and judgment skills sharp as you age– Exercise stimulates your body to release proteins and other chemicals that improve the structure and function of your brain
  • Strengthen your bones and muscles– Regular exercise can help kids and teens build strong bones. Later in life, it can also slow the loss of bone density that comes with age. Doing muscle-strengthening activities can help you increase or maintain your muscle mass and strength
  • Reduce your risk of some cancers– Including colon, breast, uterine, and lung
  • Reduce your risk of falls– For older adults, research shows that doing balance and muscle-strengthening activities in addition to moderate-intensity aerobic activity can help reduce your risk of falling
  • Improve your sleep– Exercise can help you to fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer
  •   Increase your chances of living longer– Studies show that physical activity can reduce your risk of dying early from the leading causes of death, like heart disease and some cancers