Status: Baseline only
Increase the proportion of adults who meet the current muscle-strengthening activity guideline
Baseline: 27.6 percent of adults aged 18 years and over performed muscle-strengthening activities on 2 or more days of the week in 2018 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 32.1 percent
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