- November 9, 2015
- in Green Tips
- by marcos
“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” — Josh Billings
They welcome us home with wagging tails and ready to play, loving us loyally and unconditionally no matter what kind of day we’ve had — it’s no wonder they say that dogs are a man’s (and a woman’s) best friend!
But did you know that our four-legged friends are so much more than just cuddly companions and directly contribute to getting — and keeping — us healthy?
Dogs have traditionally been used to assist with various human health issues such as acting as guide dogs for the visually impaired or therapy dogs for those struggling with mental wellness. However, an increasing body of scientific evidence is demonstrating that dogs are good for all of us, regardless of health status.
From lowering blood pressure to expanding social circles, a canine companion is good for nearly every aspect of human health:
So whatever your reason for having a dog (or perhaps wanting to get one!), please remember that these fur balls are just as good for us as we are for them — truly making them our best friends.
Judi Sheppard Missett created the original dance party workout and started the fitness revolution that became Jazzercise. Today — more than 45 years later — Jazzercise is one of the world’s leading dance fitness companies, offering a program that continually evolves with new beats, new moves and new classes. As Founder and CEO of Jazzercise, Judi Sheppard Missett leads a team of more than 8,300 franchisees teaching 32,000+ classes each week around the world. Jazzercise is a pulse-pounding, bass-dropping fitness program that gets results…fast. Customers can incinerate up to 800 calories in one 60 minute workout and choose from a variety of classes including Fusion, Core, Strike, Strength, Interval and Dance Mixx. For more information, visit jazzercise.com.
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