Find information and resources related to physical activity and weight management.
The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides evidence-based guidance to help Americans maintain or improve their health through physical activity.
Provides background information for the Sisters Together initiative, designed to encourage African American women to be physically active and eat healthier foods.
Discover ways to get moving! It's time to be active, get healthy, and have some fun!
Provides information on physical activity and the body's use of calories as well as illustrations and definitions. Also in Spanish.
Learn how physical activity can improve your overall health.
Find information on the benefits of physical activity, examples of moderate physical activity, and advice for beginners.
Learn about being active at any size while having fun and feeling good doing it.
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.
Details a sample walking program designed to increase cardiovascular health and lower blood pressure.
10 tips for becoming more active as a family. Also available in Spanish.
Different ways to increase physical activity at home, at work, and at play.
Find a list of physical activities you can do indoors.
It’s too cold, too hot, rainy, icy, or snowy outside today. It’s true that older adults can be affected by heat and cold more than others, but bad weather is no excuse to cancel your exercise for the day! With a little creativity, you can be active indoors in a variety of ways.
Move Your Way is a physical activity campaign from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to promote the recommendations from the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.