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Tyson Health Flyer (JAN 2022)

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Physical fitness is important to your overall health

Staying active can keep our bodies healthy and it can improve your overall

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

you feel better, look better and live better.

JANUARY

Meet Our Case Manager

Crystal Gott, RN, CCM

It lifts

your mood

Regular physical activity

can relieve stress, anxiety,

depression and anger.

Being more active can help:

• Lower your blood pressure

• Boost your levels of good cholesterol

• Improve blood flow (circulation)

It keeps you

physically fit

and able

Too much sitting and other

sedentary activities can

increase your risk of heart

disease and stroke.

It helps keep

the doctor

away

Exercise increases

muscle strength, which

increases your ability to

do other activities.

• Keep your weight under control

• Prevent bone loss

It can help you live longer

Staying active helps delay or prevent chronic illnesses and diseases associated with aging.

Other benefits of physical activity:

• Helps you quit smoking and stay

tobacco-free.

• Boosts your energy level so you can

get more done.

• Helps you manage stress and tension.

• Promotes a positive attitude and outlook.

• Helps you fall asleep faster and sleep

more soundly. Improves your self-image

and self-confidence. Helps you spend

more time outdoors.

A BlueAdvantage

Administrators

of Arkansas case

manager, Crystal,

has been a registered

nurse for 24 years. She

has experience in the

emergency department,

trauma, orthopedics,

medical surgical,

critical care and case management.

A recent empty-nester, in Crystal’s spare

time, she enjoys walking her grand-dog,

Major, swimming and spending time with

her adult children.

“I enjoy sharing educational information with

our members about their healthcare benefits,

as well as resources available to them, like

social workers, dietician and pharmacy

consults. I help our members gain access

to care, resources and medications they

were not aware they could access

or were having trouble accessing.”

The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity

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

00078.06.01.122

SOURCE: American Heart Association

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