Physical Activity

physical activity for all ages

Participate in a variety of physical activities to give your body the most benefit:

  •     Stretching
  •     Strength Training, such as lifting weights
  •     Aerobic Activity, such as bicycling, jumping rope, or jogging
Choose activities you can do and enjoy

Aim for being physically active 30 minutes for five days each week!

The best time to exercise is when you have time!  Ten minutes three times each day or 30 minutes once per day count! 

family fun on bikes

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Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program. This general information is not intended to diagnose any medical condition or to replace your healthcare professional. Consult with your healthcare professional to design an appropriate exercise prescription. If you experience any pain or difficulty with these exercises, stop and consult your healthcare provider.