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Physical Activity

Physical activity is key to improving the health of the Nation. Based on the latest science, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans is an essential resource for health professionals and policy makers that provides recommendations on how everyone can improve their health through regular physical activity. Learn ways to help people understand the benefits of physical activity and how to make it a part of their regular routine.

News & Announcements

Announcing an Opportunity to Become a National Youth Sports Strategy Champion

Posted on June 12, 2020

ODPHP invites organizations who support the National Youth Sports Strategy vision to become an NYSS Champion. Read More

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Current Physical Activity Guidelines

Learn about the second edition of the Guidelines.

Move Your Way Campaign

Check out our fact sheets, videos, and other tools that you can use to spread the word about the importance of physical activity.