Aim for at least 30 minutes most days of the week. Here are a few tips:
- Use your work breaks to go for a walk.
- Wear a pedometer to measure how far you’ve walked.
- Do activities you enjoy like swimming, softball or biking.
Regular physical activity may help reduce your risk for many diseases including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, colon and breast cancers, and osteoporosis. It also helps to control weight; contributes to healthy bones, muscles, and joints; rand educes falls among older adults.
Exercise helps you let go of stress! It makes you feel stronger and healthier. It helps control your weight and makes your heart pump better.
There are 1440 minutes in every day… Schedule 30 of them for physical activity.
Visit http://www.shapeup.org/ for more information and tips on physical activity.