Increase the proportion of adults who do enough aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity — PA‑05

This objective is a Leading Health Indicator (LHI). Learn about LHIs.

Status: Little or no detectable change

  
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Little or no detectable change

Most Recent Data:
25.3 percent (2022) *

Target:
29.7 percent  *

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
25.2 percent of adults aged 18 years and over met the guidelines for aerobic physical activity and muscle-strengthening activity during their leisure time 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

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement

Summary

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.



1. Baseline has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.