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 a flagship resource for health professionals and policymakers 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.

Physical Activity: We All Can and Must Do More

ODPHP Director RADM Paul Reed, MD

Any discussion of health promotion or disease prevention strategies must reflect on the importance of physical activity. It is that elemental. Along with maintaining good nutrition and emotional health, incorporating regular physical activity can help to prevent multiple chronic diseases and improve the odds of better outcomes should you become ill from various conditions.

The Move Your Way® Campaign: Frequently Asked Questions

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ODPHP recently hosted Move Your Way® — The Physical Activity Guidelines in Action, a live informational webinar about the campaign. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about the campaign and hear from select Move Your Way pilot communities about lessons learned from their campaign implementation...