Tyson Health Flyer (JAN 2022)

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Move it!<br />

Physical fitness is important to your overall health<br />

Staying active can keep our bodies healthy and it can improve your overall<br />

well-being and quality of life. Here are some ways physical activity can help<br />

you feel better, look better and live better.<br />

<strong>JAN</strong>UARY<br />

Meet Our Case Manager<br />

Crystal Gott, RN, CCM<br />

It lifts<br />

your mood<br />

Regular physical activity<br />

can relieve stress, anxiety,<br />

depression and anger.<br />

Being more active can help:<br />

• Lower your blood pressure<br />

• Boost your levels of good cholesterol<br />

• Improve blood flow (circulation)<br />

It keeps you<br />

physically fit<br />

and able<br />

Too much sitting and other<br />

sedentary activities can<br />

increase your risk of heart<br />

disease and stroke.<br />

It helps keep<br />

the doctor<br />

away<br />

Exercise increases<br />

muscle strength, which<br />

increases your ability to<br />

do other activities.<br />

• Keep your weight under control<br />

• Prevent bone loss<br />

It can help you live longer<br />

Staying active helps delay or prevent chronic illnesses and diseases associated with aging.<br />

Other benefits of physical activity:<br />

• Helps you quit smoking and stay<br />

tobacco-free.<br />

• Boosts your energy level so you can<br />

get more done.<br />

• Helps you manage stress and tension.<br />

• Promotes a positive attitude and outlook.<br />

• Helps you fall asleep faster and sleep<br />

more soundly. Improves your self-image<br />

and self-confidence. Helps you spend<br />

more time outdoors.<br />

A BlueAdvantage<br />

Administrators<br />

of Arkansas case<br />

manager, Crystal,<br />

has been a registered<br />

nurse for 24 years. She<br />

has experience in the<br />

emergency department,<br />

trauma, orthopedics,<br />

medical surgical,<br />

critical care and case management.<br />

A recent empty-nester, in Crystal’s spare<br />

time, she enjoys walking her grand-dog,<br />

Major, swimming and spending time with<br />

her adult children.<br />

“I enjoy sharing educational information with<br />

our members about their healthcare benefits,<br />

as well as resources available to them, like<br />

social workers, dietician and pharmacy<br />

consults. I help our members gain access<br />

to care, resources and medications they<br />

were not aware they could access<br />

or were having trouble accessing.”<br />

The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity<br />

aerobic activity each week. That’s just 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week.<br />

00078.06.01.122<br />

SOURCE: American Heart Association

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