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Overview of Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd Edition

What are the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans? The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans were created by experts to guide Americans to a more active lifestyle. Since 2008, when the first Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans were developed, new evidence has emerged to support physical activity. These guidelines were developed […]

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Planning Ahead for Physical Activity

By planning ahead, you will be more likely to fit physical activity into your daily schedule and more quickly be able to achieve your health goals! Create a successful physical activity plan using the strategies listed below. Organize the night before. Set yourself up for success by preparing and planning […]

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10 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Most adults need seven to eight hours of sleep daily, yet more than one-third of Americans report not getting the recommended amount of sleep. Not only can a lack of sleep make you feel sluggish, it may also lead to health issues including diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression. Although […]