Status: Baseline only


Increase the proportion of adults who meet the current highly active aerobic physical activity guideline needed for more extensive health benefits

Baseline: 37.4 percent of adults aged 18 years and over engaged in aerobic physical activity of at least moderate intensity for more than 300 minutes/week, or more than 150 minutes/week of vigorous intensity, or an equivalent combination in 2018 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)

Target: 42.3 percent

Target Setting Method
Percentage point improvement


For more extensive health benefits, adults need at least 300 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 150 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity. Strategies to promote physical activity include informational, behavioral, social, environmental, and policy approaches.