Learn about the health benefits of physical activity, and find resources like exercise logs, planners, and examples to help you stay consistent over time.
View sample exercise routines and videos. Remember to start slow if you are new to exercise, and talk to your doctor if you have concerns.
Explore tools to help you with your physical activity goals, including exercise planners, logs and progress tests.
If you're thinking, "How can I meet the guidelines each week?" don't worry. You'll be surprised by the variety of activities you have to choose from.
Even if you're motivated to exercise, it can be hard to start a new routine. Use these tips to break through barriers and create a realistic plan.
Discover tips for becoming more active as an older adult, including how to get started and set fitness goals.
Looking to get back on track with your exercise routine? Check out these tips.
Find information on the benefits of physical activity, examples of moderate physical activity, and advice for beginners.
Details a sample walking program designed to increase cardiovascular health and lower blood pressure.
Learn about being active at any size while having fun and feeling good doing it.
Provides background information for the Sisters Together initiative, designed to encourage African American women to be physically active and eat healthier foods.
Try these low or no-cost ideas for exercising without breaking the bank.
Provides information on physical activity and the body's use of calories as well as illustrations and definitions. Also in Spanish.
View these fact sheets, posters, and videos for information on how to exercise safely during and after pregnancy.
The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides evidence-based guidance to help Americans maintain or improve their health through physical activity.
Find advice on being active for individuals with disabilities.
Learn what women who are pregnant should know before and during exercise.
Find a list of physical activities you can do indoors.
Learn how to choose a gym that fits your budget and needs.
Tired of driving to the gym to exercise? Here's what to look for when buying at-home exercise equipment.
Get active as a family! Here are 10 tips for bonding over fitness.
Get active without spending money or going to a gym. Here's how.