A Fit Body

About Physical Activity 

Staying active is one of the of the best things you can do for your health. It is a must for healthy aging. It can reduce the burden of chronic diseases and prevent early death.

Active people typically live longer and are at less risk for health problems like heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, obesity and some cancers. For people with chronic diseases, physical activity can help manage these conditions and complications. Physical activity can even save you money. It helps you stay healthy so you avoid spending money on visits to the doctor or hospital and medication. 

Why It Matters

  • About 1 in 2 adults live with a chronic disease. About half of this group have two or more. 
  • Only half of adults get the physical activity they need to help reduce and prevent chronic diseases. 

Benefits of Physical Activity for All Ages

A Fit Body

Benefits for Children

  • Reduced risk of depression

  • Improved endurance

  • Improved muscular fitness

  • Improved bone health

  • Improved body image

  • Improved ability to focus and make good grades

  • Improved ability to focus and make good grades

  • Improved athletic ability

My Health Planner℠

My Health Planner offers tools and information that help you take control of your health. 

Through the app, you’ll get:

  • Advice on topics like weight loss, stopping smoking, nutrition, heart disease and mental health.

  • Daily, in-app reminders to help you stay on top of medications, appointments and exercise.

  • Access to articles, videos and other health resources created by health care experts.


It’s quick and easy to get started:

  1. Download the My Health Planner app at www.MyHealthPlanner.com

  2. Create an account. Open the app and choose Sign Up.

  3. Enter your access code: MHPWebHB

Health A to Z

Health A to Z providers you information and answers on many health topics. With this health tool you can: 

  • Check Symptoms.
  • Use Interactive Tools. 
  • Explore the Learning Centers.
  • Get Helpful Information on Health Topics.

These links lead to third-party websites. Those companies are solely responsible for the contents and privacy policies on their sites. The information contained in this brochure is for educational purposes only. It does not represent a standard of care. Your physician must determine the appropriateness of the information in light of all your circumstances. It is important to discuss options with your physician when deciding on the best treatment for you.