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 Alexandra Black MPH, RD, LDN, Health Promotion Manager, IHRSA 

The title question was addressed during IHRSA’s first twitter chat last week. During the chat, we discussed some of the barriers that keep people from making exercise a regular habit, some of the things society is doing right –and wrong – to help create a more active culture, and how health clubs specifically could help make their communities more active.…

Written by Dr. David Geier, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 

Obesity rates among kids are at their highest level in years. Children and adolescents spend far too much time every day in front of screens. It could be televisions, computers, phones, video games or other electronic devices. These activities take up valuable time that kids could use to get outside and be physically active.…

Written by NCHPAD

We envision a future of community health inclusion, one in which health promotion activities are accessible to all.

A truly facilitating community is one in which health promotion activities are as accessible to people with disability as they are to people without disability. All individuals have the right to conditions and resources that ensure optimal health.…

Get Moving in May for National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

As we wrap up National Physical Education & Sport Week, we invite you to check out the exciting ways Let’s Move! and the President’s Council on Fitness Sports and Nutrition are helping get kids moving! Visit the HHS blog for more details and don’t forget to Move In May!…