Status: Baseline only
Most Recent Data:
31.9 percent (2020)
31.9 percent of adults aged 18 years and over performed muscle-strengthening activities on 2 or more days of the week in 2020 1
* Age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population.
Increase the proportion of adults who meet the current muscle-strengthening activity guideline
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Adults who do muscle-strengthening activities at least 2 days a week get important health benefits. Individually adapted health behavior change programs can help people do more muscle-strengthening activities.
Topic: Physical Activity
Workgroup: Physical Activity Workgroup
1. Baseline has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.