Endurance activities are continuous and involve large muscle groups. They increase your heart rate, breathing rate and body temperature. These changes in your heart, lungs and circulatory system help your body function more efficiently.

Regular endurance activities can lead to:

  • Better health
  • Weight control
  • More energy
  • Relaxation and reduced stress
  • Improved self-esteem
  • Improved fitness
  • Improved posture and balance
  • Stronger muscles and bones

(from Act Now BC)