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Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
- Moderate intensity aerobic physical activity for 150 minutes a week. E.g. brisk walking or tennis.
- Vigorous intensity aerobic physical activity for 75 minutes a week. E.g. jogging or swimming laps.
- An equivalent combination of moderate- and vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity will also be beneficial.
- At least 2 days a week moderate or high intensity muscle strengthening activities should be performed as a portion of the daily 60 minutes of physical activity. E.g. lifting weights
Source – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Washington (DC): U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2008. ODPHP Publication No. U0036. Available at: http://www.health.gov/paguidelines.