Just 1 hour of physical activity each day can help reduce your risk of heart disease, help you manage your weight, and lower cholesterol, blood pressure and your chances of type 2 diabetes.

Physical Activity Can Be Free & Fun

  • Take a Bike Ride
  • Take a Walk with the Family
  • Play with Your Pet
  • Play Tag
  • Dance, Dance, Dance
  • Jump Rope
  • Play Frisbee
  • Take the Stairs
  • Park the Car at the End of the Parking Lot
  • Head Outside and Make a Snow Angel

Make Physical Activity Easier

  • Make Gradual Changes to Increase Your Level of Physical Activity.
  • Track the Level of Your Physical Activity Using a Pedometer, Fitness Band, or Online Tracker.
  • Choose Toys and Games that Promote Physical Activity (Balls, Hula Hoop, etc...)
  • Do Physical Activities With Friends and Family Members.
  • Turn Off the TV and Computer and Keep Them Out of the Bedroom.
  • Limit Recreational Screen Time.
  • Encourage Lifelong Physical Activity by Incorporating it Into Your Routine.
  • Keep Physical Activity Fun! You'll be More Likely to Do it.

WHAT IS 5-2-1-0?

They Are Numbers to Live By!

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