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Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.

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	Physical Activity Builds a Healthy Strong America Physical Activity Builds a Healthy and Strong America [PDF-1.06MB]
This infographic outlines the effects inadequate physical activity has on our nation’s health, economy and military readiness. It also emphasizes the many health, safety, and community benefits increased physical activity can offer.

	Promoting Airport WalkingPromoting Airport Walking: A Guide [PDF-2.35MB]
The Airport Walking Guide was developed as part of CDC’s Walk to Fly project to encourage airport travelers (through point of decision signage) to make active choices.

Mall Walking Guide coverMall Walking: A Program Resource Guide [PDF-5.2MB]
The Mall Walking Guide provides information about the health benefits of walking, explains why mall walking programs can help people walk more, and provides practical strategies for starting and maintaining walking programs.



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