Active People, Healthy NationSM

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?

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About Active People, Healthy Nation

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

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Why Should People be Active?

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

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Getting Started

Be part of the movement to increase physical activity and learn what you can do today.

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What Works: Strategies to Improve Physical Activity

Learn more about strategies that work to increase physical activity and ways to incorporate equity and inclusion into each.

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Tools for Action

Everyone can be involved in Active People, Healthy NationSM. See ideas on what you can do.

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Multimedia Tools

Find resources to implement Active People, Healthy NationSM and help promote physical activity for individuals and communities.

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