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Physical Activity Resources

There are many organizations that offer credible and practical resources on physical activity. Use these resources for ideas on how to incorporate activity into your daily life.

Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults

From the National Institute on Aging, learn the benefits of exercise for older adults, how to get started, exercises to try, and how to stay active.

Go4Life

Go4Life is an exercise and physical activity campaign, from the National Institute on Aging at NIH, designed to help older adults fit exercise and physical activity into their daily life.

HealthFinder

HealthFinder has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from over 1,600 government and non-profit organizations to bring you reliable health information.

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

The Federal Government issued its first-ever Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans in 2008. These guidelines describe the types and amounts of physical activity that offer substantial health benefits to Americans.

Physical Activity: Strategies and Resources

The CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity provides physical activity strategies and resources for state and local programs to make healthy living easier for all Americans.

We Can!

We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement, from the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children ages 8 to 13 maintain a healthy weight.

Disability.gov

Disability.gov is the federal government website for people with disabilities, their families, friends and the organizations that serve them. The site connects you to important information about disability benefits, health care and housing programs, as well as tools and resources for students making the transition from high school to college or work.

Content created by Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH)
Content last reviewed on January 26, 2017
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