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Exercise and Physical Activity

Exercise and Fitness (American Heart Association)

The scientific position for physical exercise is a recommendation for thirty minutes of moderate exercise on most days. A physical activity calorie use chart shows the approximate calories spent per hour by a 100, 150, and 200 pound person doing a particular activity.

Desk Exercise of the Day (Harvard Medical School)

Harvard Medical School’s consumer health site, Intelihealth, offers workplace exercises to relieve tension created by desk jobs.

Exercise and Physical Fitness (MedlinePlus)

MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from government agencies and health-related organizations on exercise and physical fitness. It provides information on the health benefits of exercise, guides to different kinds of exercise, and many other useful resources, including sections on Exercise for Children and Exercise for Seniors.

Fitness (Mayo Clinic)

This site offers a fitness center featuring a collection of information and tools. Find fitness information and expert exercise advice on walking, sports nutrition, strength training, sports medicine and sports injuries.

Interactive Healthy Eating Index and Physical Activity Tool (Center for Nutrition
Policy and Promotion, U.S. Department of Agriculture)

The Interactive Healthy Eating Index (IHEI) is an online dietary assessment tool that provides information on your diet quality, related nutrition messages and links to nutrient information. The Physical Activity Tool, an addition to the IHEI, assesses your physical activity status and provides related energy expenditure information and educational messages. Use of this tool enhances the link between good nutrition and the health benefits of regular physical activity.

Physical Activity for Everyone (Centers for Disease Control)

This site promotes participating in a fun physical activity for the health benefits that will follow.

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