What is physical activity?
Why is it important?
How much do I need?
Tips for increasing
A booklet on how to fit physical activity into your life – your way.
Start the PALA+ to add physical activity to your life!
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created a variety of videos to help explain the Physical Activity Guidelines, give you tips on how to meet them and show you how to do muscle-strengthening exercises properly.
Introduction to the Guidelines
Muscle Strengthening at Home
Muscle Strengthening at the Gym
Power Up in 10: Strength Training for Families – A bilingual booklet that includes ten basic exercises to build muscle strength and endurance. Step by step instructions, full color photographs and physical activity and nutrition tips are included in the booklet. (Available in English and Spanish)
ZOOM Games- A variety of fun games designed by kids, for kids.
Shape of Yoga- A booklet of 10 basic yoga poses that encourages families to exercise together with yoga, building strength and flexibility. It teaches simple techniques to show others how to perform basic yoga moves along with nutrition tips throughout the booklet.