Be Active Your Way
The Be Active Your Way (BAYW) Blog is now archived. The BAYW Blog offered insights from health and physical activity professionals about translating the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans into practice.
To get updates from ODPHP about physical activity news and events, follow the health.gov Blog.
Written by the Weight-control Information Network
May is the National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! Celebrate by building habits to meet the Physical Activity Guidelines—or, if you have these habits, by keeping up the good work. The warmer, sunnier weather of spring may make it easier to fit activity into your day and try new kinds of exercise.…
Post Submitted by the National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD)
Community Health Inclusion, a term that describes disability-friendly environments where people with disabilities have access to the same programs and services associated with being as physically active and eating as well as the rest of the community.…
Written by IHRSA
We need to talk.
Your patients are sedentary and overweight, and they want to do something about it.
We should be communicating, discussing club programs that would help your patients, and collaborating on initiatives to improve the health of the community.
We know that you know that research has long shown that a healthy, physical active lifestyle can help your patients with prevention and management of several chronic conditions, boost mood, and extend quality life years
And we know you’re busy with your patients and your paperwork, and that you’re trying like crazy to keep up with the rapidly transforming health care system (like that new electronic health record software in your office..,) but an exercise prescription only takes like 30 seconds to fill.…