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Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans 2nd Edition cover page with images of people being active

Being physically active is one of the most important actions that people of all ages can take to improve their health. The evidence reviewed for this second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans is clear—physical activity fosters normal growth and development and can make people feel better, function better, sleep better, and reduce the risk of a large number of chronic diseases. 

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US Department of Health and Human Services
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