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Physical Activity

To protect, promote and improve the health of our community

Physical Activity
Looking to exercise more and improve your health? Check out the Madison County Physical Activity Guide!

Benefits to exercise:

How much physical activity do you need?
Health experts recommend 150 minutes of moderate-vigorous activity (like brisk walking, yard work, casually biking) or 75 minutes of vigorous activity (like running, swimming laps, jumping rope) per week.
So, take a 30 minute walk after work each day or mow the lawn – you’re on your way to being health

Tips to Success

Some helpful links…
Why is physical activity important?
Physical activity basics
Getting started with physical activity

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