Writing a story on health and physical activity? The second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines is objective, evidence-based guidance you can trust.
Based on the latest research on how physical activity affects health, the Guidelines shows how getting active can help Americans improve their health, feel better, and lower their risk of chronic disease. Use our resources to support your work:
- Check out our answers to common questions about the Guidelines, how it was developed, key messages, and more. Read the Q&A.
- Get a rundown of key facts about the second edition. Check out the Top 10 Things to Know.
- Use or adapt our article about the Physical Activity Guidelines for your blog, newsletter, or other publication. See the sample newsletter copy.
- Add an image of the Physical Activity Guidelines policy document cover to your publication. Download the image [JPG – 5 MB].