Status: Baseline only
Most Recent Data:
25.2 percent (2020)
25.2 percent of adults aged 18 years and over met the guidelines for aerobic physical activity and muscle-strengthening activity in 2020 1
* Age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population.
Increase the proportion of adults who meet current minimum guidelines for aerobic physical activity and muscle-strengthening activity
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
To stay healthy, adults need a mix of activity — at least 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity and muscle-strengthening activity at least 2 days a week. Strategies to promote physical activity include informational, behavioral, social, environmental, and policy approaches.
Topic: Physical Activity
Workgroup: Physical Activity Workgroup
1. Baseline has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.