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Fast Facts for November's Wellness Challenge

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Fast Facts for November's Wellness Challenge

During the month of November, Belmont’s staff is taking part in a Sit-up/Push-up challenge! The goal? Do 20 reps of either sit-ups, push-ups or a combination of the two. Regularly doing these two exercises have some great health advantages. Here are ten fast facts about each!

10 Health benefits of push-ups

  • Increase functional strength via full body activation
  • Muscle stretching for health and vitality
  • Enhance your cardiovascular system
  • Increase whole body muscle definition – HGH promotion
  • Protect your shoulders from injury
  • Improve your posture
  • Prevent lower back injuries
  • Save time while cultivating a strong body
  • No cost for a full body workout
  • Increase testosterone and reduce osteoporosis development

*to read more about these health benefits, visit

10 Health benefits of sit-ups

  • Increase muscle mass to get more defined abs
  • Speed up your metabolism to burn more calories
  • Improve your athletic performance
  • Less back pain and reduced risk of injury
  • Get a stronger core
  • Stand up straighter
  • Work on balance and stability
  • Improve flexibility and range of motion
  • Easy modifications and lots of variations
  • Improve your health

*to read more about these health benefits, visit


For minutes a day, you too can enjoy the benefits of these exercises. Commit to 30 days and see what changes you can make!

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