Stress and fitness

(from English File Intermediate, page 131)

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Choose from the following words: cold, headaches, hurt, illnesses, keep fit, pull a muscle, pains, relax, stressed, stressful.

Nowadays many people have very lives. Doctors say that stress can cause many , and in some cases even heart attacks. If you are feeling you are also more likely to get a or flu, or suffer from . You should try to rest and , and do exercise to keep fit. But be careful! You should start slowly, or you could your back or . If you notice any after doing exercise, see a doctor.