Move More!

 Physical activity is one of the most important keys to health and wellness.

CDC Burn to Learn

 

Benefits of regular physical activity:

 

 How much is enough?                

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physical-activityWhat counts as physical activity?

o   You should be working hard enough to raise your heart rate and break a sweat, while still able to carry on a conversation

 

Making it happen!

o   Walk or ride a bicycle for errands or to work/school

o   Make it a family activity: go for a walk or bike ride after dinner, play in the park – get active together!

o   Take the stairs instead of the elevator

o   Park at the far end of the parking lot

o   If you’re at the mall, or a big grocery store, walk an extra lap around the store before starting your shopping

 

 Did you know?

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 Sources and for more information:

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)

Physical Activity for Everyone (from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control)

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