Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
Fitting regular exercise into your daily schedule may seem hard at first, but the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans are more flexible than ever.
The newest guidelines give you the freedom to reach your physical activity goals through different types and amounts of activities each week. It’s easier than you think!
To learn more about how much physical activity you need, click on the resources below.
Basics of Physical Activity
The following videos help explain the guidelines, give you tips on how to meet them and show you how to do muscle strengthening exercises properly.
Watch the Physical Activity Guidelines: Introduction video and then visit the link below to continue the series.