Materials for Adults

Physical activity has important health benefits for adults — but many people have a hard time fitting activity into their busy lives. The Move Your Way® campaign has resources that can help your audiences learn about the benefits and find activities that work for them.

Use these materials to help adults understand the amount and types of physical activity they need to be healthy.

Fact Sheets and Posters

You can display and distribute Move Your Way fact sheets and posters in health care settings, recreation facilities, workplaces, community centers, and more.

The Fact Sheet for Adults has information about why regular physical activity is important, what kinds of activity adults need, and how to get active.

Our “Feel Better” Poster for Adults emphasizes that physical activity can have immediate benefits.

Our “Dance Moves” Poster for Adults shows people dancing and having fun as a way to get physical activity.

Interactive Tool

Share our interactive tool to help people find ways to fit more physical activity into their lives.

The Move Your Way Activity Planner helps adults build a personalized weekly activity plan and offers tips for fitting activity into their daily routines. Check out the Activity Planner.

The Move Your Way Activity Planner web badge and widget encourage people to visit the tool and build their weekly plan. Add the web badge and widget to your website to guide your audiences to the tool.

Videos

Share these videos with tips to help people overcome common barriers to physical activity. You can also embed Move Your Way videos directly on your website or blog. Just copy and paste the code.

Tips for Getting Motivated has ideas for making it easier to get active — like finding a partner or developing a simple routine.

Watch the audio description version of Tips for Getting Motivated on YouTube.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/0i1lCNHaxhs?rel=0" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><p>Watch the <a href="https://youtu.be/O_FYrLnbNrU?rel=0">audio description version of Tips for Getting Motivated</a> on YouTube.</p>

Use this code for Spanish-language websites:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/zr6V1f2kxFs?rel=0" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><p>Mira la <a href="https://youtu.be/aV82lqKFg2I">versi&oacute;n del video "Consejos para motivarte" con audiodescripci&oacute;n</a> en YouTube.</p>

Tips for Busy Days shows people how to get physical activity while doing chores and running errands.

Watch the audio description version of Tips for Busy Days on YouTube.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/61p1OIO20wk?rel=0" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><p>Watch the <a href="https://youtu.be/jO-ZhDBwN3U?rel=0">audio description version of Tips for Busy Days</a> on YouTube.</p>

Use this code for Spanish-language websites:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6psqtQzXVQA?rel=0" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe><p>Mira la <a href="https://youtu.be/u68dglaAEM4">versi&oacute;n del video "Consejos para los d&iacute;as ocupados" con audiodescripci&oacute;n</a> en YouTube.</p>

Sample Social Media Messages, Graphics, and GIFs

Use these sample messages, graphics, and GIFs to reach adults in your community. You can adapt these messages to align with different events, priorities, and National Health Observances — like American Heart Month in February.

Twitter Content

A group of women dancing happily together during a workout, and one of them says: "Forget the treadmill. I'd rather show off my dance moves." Lots of things count as exercise, and it all adds up. Find out what works for you.
What’s the best way to get active? Whatever gets you moving! Check out @HealthGov’s #PhysicalActivity resources and get ready to #MoveYourWay: https://bit.ly/37ue4KQ
Older woman jogging with a smile on her face, thinking: "You know what gets me moving? Knowing how good I'll feel when I'm done." Physical activity has many benefits, including: less stress, a better mood, and better sleep.
DYK? Physical activity can help you sleep better, focus better, and feel better! Learn more about the benefits with @HealthGov’s #MoveYourWay resources based on the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: https://bit.ly/37ue4KQ #PAGuidelines
Move Your Way Activity planner Twitter and Facebook content
Did you clean your house? Walk the dog? Work in the garden? That all counts as #PhysicalActivity! Use @HealthGov’s tool to build a weekly activity plan — chores included! https://bit.ly/2VoJpt2 #MoveYourWay

Video links create a preview image on Twitter — no graphic needed!

No time to #GetActive? Multitask! Watch @HealthGov’s video to see how you can get active while you get things done: https://bit.ly/2PQyQhe #MoveYourWay
#ProTip: When you don’t feel like working out, try getting active with a friend! Check out this video from @HealthGov: https://bit.ly/2OwrHxM #MoveYourWay

Facebook Content

Adults need a mix of physical activity to stay healthy, including at least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity and a muscle-strengthening activity at least 2 days a week.
Anyone can be active! No matter your age, size, or health status, you can find fun ways to get more physical activity. Learn more about the recommendations from the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans with tools and resources from @Health.gov — and start getting active today! https://bit.ly/37ue4KQ
Move Your Way Activity planner Twitter and Facebook content
Lots of things count as physical activity — even things you have to do anyway! Gardening, cleaning the house, and doing yardwork are all great ways to get moving. Find more ways to set weekly goals that meet the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: https://bit.ly/2VoJpt2
Want to get more physical activity? Making a plan is a great way to start. Check out the Move Your Way Activity Planner based on the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans! Learn what kinds of activity you need to be healthy and choose activity options that work for you. Build your plan and start moving more today! https://bit.ly/2VoJpt2
Don’t have weights at home? No gym membership? Try filling empty milk jugs with water and lifting those instead. There are lots of ways to get active without breaking the bank! Find more tips to meet the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and build your weekly activity plan: https://bit.ly/2VoJpt2

Video links create a preview image on Facebook — no graphic needed!

Some mornings, you just don’t feel like working out. Here’s an idea: Try putting your sneakers right by your bed, so they’re the first thing you see. Check out @Health.gov’s Move Your Way video for more tips to help you get moving: https://bit.ly/2JLPnNJ
Problem: No time for physical activity. Solution: Multitask! Gardening, cleaning the house, and running errands all count as physical activity. Watch @Health.gov’s Move Your Way video to see how everyday chores can help you get active: https://bit.ly/2Pk01Bl

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