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Be Well Illinois is dedicated to helping you get more active and learn more about the impact of physical fitness on your overall health. Find new ways to get motivated and fit exercise into your daily life or learn how to exercise properly and change your workouts up a bit. Fitness helps to subdue stress, reduce the risk of illness, and supports positive interactions.

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Expressive Aphasia Exercises

Expressive aphasia exercises help with trouble speaking or writing. Expressive aphasia causes problems with finding the right words to say or write. Thoughts may be clear, but it is difficult to express those thoughts.

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Physical Fitness and Mental Health

Most of us, when we think about exercise, think of it as a way to improve our physical fitness. However, a growing body of compelling evidence points to physical exercise having beneficial effects on mental health, cognitive abilities and an overall sense of greater well-being.

Exercising and Autism

Exercise has amazing health benefits for everyone, but it can be especially helpful for autistic people. That's because it helps them carry out everyday tasks and allows them to live more independently.

Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery

Many of the secondary effects caused by a TBI can be managed through traumatic brain injury recovery exercises. Rehabilitation provides many benefits such as improving movement, rebuilding strength and restoring cognitive function.

Exercise and Heart Health

Regular exercise is important for all adults to keep their muscles strong and flexible and is key for a healthy heart. Physical activity and exercise not only helps to prevent your risk of heart attack and heart disease but it can also help you improve and manage already developed heart conditions.

Exercise and Cervical Cancer

According to the first U.S. case-controlled study (that has been published in the Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease), women who do not engage in regular physical activity have an increased risk of developing cervical cancer.