Physical Activity Guides – Physical Activity Tool Kits
Physical activity is vital to achieving and maintaining good health. Here you’ll find a collection of physical activity guides and physical activity tool kits to help you start, maintain or improve your level of fitness.
Be Active Your Way – A Guide For Adults – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services created Be Active Your Way: A Guide for Adults aged 18 to 64 years. In the guide, you can read how you can fit physical activity into your life—your way. The Guide is based on the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. It can help you decide the number of days, types of activities, and times that fit your schedule.
Be Active Your Way – Fact Sheets – summarizes the basic information in the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and provides examples of physical activity to help you get started. The more you do, the greater the health benefits and the better you’ll feel.
- Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults
- Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults
- Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Adolescents
- Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Toolkit User’s Guide
- Physical Activity Guidelines: A Fact Sheet for Professionals
- Physical Activity: Growing Stronger
- Physical Activity: Keeping track of what you do each week
- Physical Activity Guidelines: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Your Guide to Physical Activity and Your Heart – This guide presents comprehensive and easy-to-understand information on the impact of physical activity on your heart as well as the power of physical activity to keep you healthy overall. The guide also addresses the many other benefits of regular physical activity like burning extra calories, building stamina, improving balance, strengthening your lungs, and boosting the way you feel. It includes sample walking and jogging programs, instructions for finding your target heart rate zone, ideas for making fitness a family affair, and an overview of the best physical activities for a healthy heart.
Better Health and You: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity across Your Lifespan: Tips for Adults – 26-page brochure on healthy eating and physical activity, featuring activity log and food diary examples for readers.
Energize Yourself and Your Family – 20-page brochure created for African American women and their families provides information on the benefits of exercise and integrating it into their lives. It includes nutrition guidance on keeping track of serving sizes and reading food labels and also offers information on free healthy cookbooks.
A Parent’s Guide to Healthy Eating and Physical Activity – This 102-page booklet contains physical activity and nutrition information, including shopping strategies, cooking techniques, recipes,and menu planning.
Eat Right – Move More – Feel Great – 4 Teens – Feeling good, looking your best, and having lots of energy are just some of the pluses of eating healthy foods and exercising. You’ll learn more about these topics by reading this 60-page booklet – BodyWorks 4 Teens. It’s not about being perfect, or changing every habit right away. Small changes make a big difference, and foods and exercising. BodyWorks can tell you how.
Physical Activity and Health – A 2-page highlights of the Surgeon General’s report on the benefits of physical activity for women.
Getting Older. Living Healthier – Guidelines to aging and eating right.
Physical Activity Guides – Physical Activity Tool Kits: Source
Theses physical activity guides and physical activity tool kits were provide by the following:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute