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The physical activity guidelines of 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) a week can be built into your schedule over 2-7 days. The health benefits of being active 4 days vs. 2 days are the same. The key is the total minutes of activity that you get in weekly.

You can start by checking out health benefits. Additional health benefits are received when you reach 300 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity weekly. Keep this in mind as you move more and increase your physical activity in the near future.

People of all types, shapes, sizes and abilities can benefit from being physically active. We have tips on getting started and activity ideas for you.

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Health Benefits

You can receive numerous benefits from regular physical activity.

Getting Started

If you haven't been active recently, here are some tips to getting started.

Activity Ideas

With planning and a little creativity, even the busiest people can fit physical activity into their schedule. Here are some easy ideas that build physical activity into your daily routine.