Get Active, Understanding and Utilizing Activity Guidelines Interactive Health Lesson

Call to Action: 

  • Establish a physical activity plan for yourself that complies with the American Heart Association’s physical activity recommendations.

  • After finishing the lesson, please take the Get Active quiz.

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EmPOWERED to Serve Health Lesson – Get Active! | Staying active is one of the most important things everyone can do to prevent heart disease and improve their well-being. 
Adults should take responsibility for helping ensure children get the recommended amount of regular physical activity.  Being more active can help all people think, feel and sleep better – and perform daily tasks more easily.

Exercise can be within your reach

This video teaches the difference between moderate and vigorous intensity physical activity, demonstrates what your target heart rate means and how to calculate it.

You will also learn creative solutions to common barriers, nutrition and hydration. 

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