Being Fit Makes Financial Sense

I’m sure you see people running in the park or walking the beach every day. And when you drive by your local shopping center, inside the fitness club you see people lifting weights, running on treadmills and doing pushups.

Well did you ever think how much the lives of healthy, fit people are, compared to those who don’t exercise, and could use to lose some weight?

Not only do fit people feel good every day, they rarely have to visit a doctor or take drugs. Because when the body is in good shape, it has it’s own ways of keeping everything in balance and running smoothly.

Did you know that people who are not fit and healthy spend much more money on medical costs? It’s true. This includes paying more for expensive drugs and therapy… Paying more for all the doctor visits. And paying much more to get health insurance, if they can even get it at all.

Sure, some people have medical conditions that are hereditary, and largely out of their control.

But for the rest of us who don’t have any serious medical conditions that run in our family, we can all stand to save some cash, just by keeping ourselves fit and healthy.

And this includes our children, too. Younger members of our families look to us as adults as role models. What do you think they are going to do if they see you on the couch every night, with a bag of chips and a 2-liter Coca-Cola? They’re going to think that’s okay, and start living an unhealthy life at an early age.

So do yourself and your family a favor. Get in shape. Eat healthy. And stay fit. You’ll be setting a good example for your kids, and you’ll set yourself up to save a mountain of cash that you would have given to the doctor, or even worse, the hospital.

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