Getting Your Physical Activity Started

Physical Activity Brochures & Video Series

Guides you through aerobic exercise and helps you track your total minutes of aerobic activity each day.

Guides you through a series of stretches that can be done 5-10 minutes daily.

Guides you through a series of stretches safe for Pregnancy that can be done 5-10 minutes daily.

Guides you through a series of muscle strengthening activities that can be done 2-3 non consecutive days per week.

Guides you through each of the many stretches in the stretching brochure.

Guides you through each strengthening activity in the muscle strengthening brochure.

Faith Community Resources

May is Exercise is Medicine Month. Use this church bulletin insert to host a Green Sunday and get your congregation moving toward better health.

Physical activity challenges, guides, and education.

Other Resources

Learn how to use the Talk Test, a simple way to find out if you are doing moderate level physical activity.

Simple test to assess leg strength and endurance. Follow the video as a guide through taking and interpreting the results of the test.

Order a free guide from the National Institute on Aging.

Anytime you offer any physical activity programs at your congregation, have participants complete a PAR-Q and speak with their doctor if necessary before starting a physical activity program.

Resources from the American Heart Association to help you get started.

These videos help explain the guidelines, give you tips on how to meet them and show you how to do muscle strengthening exercises properly.

List of local playgrounds open to the public.

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