Physical Activity

Physical activity is key to improving the health of the Nation. Based on the latest science, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans is an essential resource for health professionals and policymakers that provides recommendations on how everyone can improve their health through regular physical activity. Learn ways to help people understand the benefits of physical activity and how to make it a part of their regular routine.

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Recap: 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Meeting 5

The fifth and final public meeting of the Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee was held from October 16- 20, 2017. During this meeting, all remaining conclusions were presented to the full Committee for deliberation and approval.

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Current Guidelines

The PAG provide science-based guidance to professionals about the amount and types of physical activity Americans need to be healthy.

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Midcourse Report on Strategies for Youth

This report builds on the PAG, offering ways to boost physical activity in children and teens where they live, learn, and play.

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