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 policy makers 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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The Physical Activity Guidelines and Move Your Way at ACSM 2019

ODPHP will be at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual meeting in Orlando, Florida from May 28 through June 1, 2019 to showcase the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition and the Move Your Way Campaign. Come see us in-person or follow us on Twitter using @HHSPrevention and #ACSM19 for live updates from the meeting!

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Follow our blog to learn what organizations across the nation are doing to help Americans be more physically active.