Physical Activity

Physical activity is key to improving the health of the Nation. Based on the latest science, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans is an essential resource for health professionals and policy makers that provides recommendations on how everyone can improve their health through regular physical activity. Learn ways to help people understand the benefits of physical activity and how to make it a part of their regular routine.

Fairfax County Harnesses Technology and Partnerships for Move Your Way® Community Campaign

In 2020, ODPHP worked with 8 pilot communities to implement the Move Your Way® campaign on the local level, using the Move Your Way Community Playbook. Due to COVID-19, pilot communities adapted their campaigns to help people stay safe while getting active. This series highlights local events and initiatives from the community pilot program — including creative ways to promote physical activity during social distancing...

NEW Move Your Way® Materials Emphasize Importance of Physical Activity During and After Pregnancy

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The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), in collaboration with the Office on Women’s Health (OWH), released new Move Your Way® resources to support women during pregnancy and the postpartum period. We are excited to share these new materials, developed through extensive audience research and user testing with women across the country...

Southern West Virginia Blends In-Person and Virtual Activities for Move Your Way Community Campaign

In 2020, ODPHP is working with 8 pilot communities to implement the Move Your Way campaign on the local level, using the Move Your Way Community Playbook. Due to COVID-19, pilot communities are adapting their campaigns to help people stay safe while they get active. This series highlights local events and initiatives from the community pilot program — including creative ways to promote physical activity during social distancing...