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Updated Guidelines on Physical Activity for Americans

Learn more about physical activity guidelines from Becky Dorner & Associates

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle has always meant integrating regular physical activity, but guidelines on the type and duration of physical activity for all age groups have recently been updated. Exercise plays an important role in preventing and managing an array of health conditions, especially for older adults—but how much exercise does it take for optimal health benefits? Take a look at the articles below to explore the updated guidelines and take a closer look at how to use this information in practice.

Updated Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Now Available

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

The second addition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans was launched at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions on November 12, 2018. This new addition is based on new evidence showing that physical activity is even more important to health than previously understood.

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Download the newly released Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans from the Department of Health & Human Services. These new guidelines cover the relationship between physical activity and health along with key guidelines for active children and adolescents, active adults and active older adults.

Applying Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans to Older Adults

Becky Dorner & Associates

Our latest blog post examines the new Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and how they can be applied to older adults. Regular physical activity can help lower risk of hypertension, diabetes, some cancers and obesity. Read the blog for key takeaways regarding exercise and older adults to share with your clients.

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