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May is National Fitness and Sports Month

Published on May 23, 2017 • Last updated December 19, 2022 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Community Involvement, Current Events

national fitness and sports month

Spring is a great time to make and renew physical fitness goals. Fortunately, there are great opportunities in Utah to take our exercise outdoors. Some studies suggest that outdoors that engaging in fitness and sports outdoors can lower stress levels. At Good Guys Injury Law, we appreciate the importance of personal health, and love getting outdoors. It just so happens that May is National Fitness and Sports Month. Regular exercise can help you in many ways, including:

  • Weight control
  • Injury prevention
  • Improved mood
  • More energy
  • Better sleep

This post outlines how you can take your exercise regimen outdoors!

Getting Moving During National Fitness and Sports Month

Unfortunately, frequent exercise is not as common as it should be. May is National Fitness and Sports Month, making the month a great time to renew or make new fitness goals. If you are looking to become more active and exercise more often, remember the following tips.

  • Take breaks if necessary. Don’t burn yourself out on your first workout.
  • Set measurable goals. Work towards your goals over time.
  • Exercise with friends or family. This can make it more enjoyable and keep you motivated.
  • Find an exercise or sport that you love. We love cycling, and it helps keep us in shape because we want to ride often.

Hidden Benefits of Personal Fitness

Frequent exercise and a high level of personal fitness has visible results. But physical benefits are not the only ways it can help. Exercise can improve you mental and emotional health, as well. Team sports can help teach skills of accountability, dedication, leadership, and teamwork. These skills are useful in all parts of life. In addition, the mental health benefits of sports can improve the following areas.

  • Goal setting
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress management
  • Focus

Utah Accident Lawyers at Good Guys Injury Law

Exercise and sports are great ways to improve your health and have fun. We hope that you achieve your fitness goals safely. Unfortunately, sports and other physical activities can be dangerous. If you are injured while exercising or playing sports due to someone else’s negligence, you may be able to receive compensation in a personal injury case. Good Guys Injury Law can help you win this case!

Some accidents that can lead to injury cases include:

  • Being hit by a car while cycling
  • Being hit by a car while running
  • Attack by a dog or other domestic animal

We can help you recover your losses after an accident. A successful injury case will help cover medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and other damages. If you are interested in a free case consultation with one of our injury lawyers, please contact us today!

You can also order a copy of one our free accident books, so that you can better understand your rights!