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Active People, Healthy Nation

  • Creating an Active America, Together
  • Did you know physical activity improves aerobic fitness, muscular health fitness, and bone health for children?
  • Did you know physical activity lowers the risk of high blood pressure and stroke for adults?
  • Did you know physical activity improves balance and joint mobility for healthy aging?

Why This Work Is Important

Learn more about the costs and benefits related to physical activity.

Why 27 Million More Americans

Read about the goal of Active People, Healthy NationSM to help 27 million Americans become more physically active.

Creating An Active America, Together

Find out how we can create an active America by coordinating our efforts using five action steps.

Stay Connected

Explore how you can share Active People, Healthy NationSM messages about physical activity by accessing selected printable and shareable media and tools.