#GimmeFive Flotus Challenge!
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- Fifteen minutes of jogging, running or power walking. These exercises increase your breathing and heart rate and improve the health of your heart, lungs, and circulatory system.
- Eat three servings of fruits or vegetables each day. People who eat more fruits and vegetables, as part of an overall healthy diet, are likely to have reduced risk of some chronic diseases.
- Ten push-ups per day. Muscle-strengthening activities, including push-ups and lifting weights, make muscles stronger.
- Twenty-five jumping jacks per day. Activities like jumping make your bones stronger and are especially important for children and adolescents.
- Water Aerobics. Don’t let the pool scare you, water aerobics is a fun workout. Working out in water takes the pressure off your bones and offers natural resistance that can help strengthen your muscles. Check out these tips and instructions from the Mayo Clinic to help you get started.