Resources for living well
This guide shows you many types of exercise and physical activity. It also has lots of tips to help you be active in ways that suit your lifestyle, interests, health, and budget, whether you’re just starting out, getting back to exercising after a break, or fit enough to run a 3-mile race. It’s for everyone—people who are healthy and those who live with an ongoing health problem or disability. En español
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
These guidelines will take you through five steps for getting started with a fitness program, including assessing your fitness level, desigining a program that's right for you, assembling your equipment, taking action, and monitoring your progress.
Go4Life is a campaign from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) designed to help you fit exercise and physical activity into your daily life.
Go4Life-National Institute on Aging (NIA)
This guide shows you how to incorporate regular physical activity into your daily life, with encouraging tips and suggested goals for getting started.
This tip sheet provides helpful ways to lower the risk of high blood pressure through physical activity.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Insitute (NHLBI)
This article emphasizes the importance of incorporating physical activity in your everyday life to reduce your risk of chronic diseases.
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
This comprehensive kit includes reproducible patient education handouts on 29 topics related to cardiometabolic risk reduction, prediabetes, diabetes, and CVD. En español
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
This televised chair exercise program was developed by a team of medical and fitness professionals to improve the health and wellness of older adults, physically limited individuals, and those managing chronic conditions and chronic pain.
Sit and Be Fit
This online program provides free nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources to help you reach your goals and live a healthier life. Track your calories and exercise and connect with others like you.
The Virtual Lifestyle Management program (VLM) is an online version of the Diabetes Prevention Program. It is designed to help you lose weight and become more active by incorporating healthy habits into your daily routine. It provides tools to set goals and track and manage progress. You will also receive guidance and coaching from an experienced health care professional.