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Fitness for life and health

JUN 30, 2015
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You’re built to move.

Being active helps you be healthier and stronger — and feel your best — at every age. Getting 30 minutes of moderate exercise at least 5 days a week helps to lower your risk of serious illness and improve your mood.


But whether you’re a couch potato imagining a more active life, a senior with a few aches, a busy parent, or a weekend warrior, it can be tough to start, and keep, moving.


At Kaiser Permanente, we think that jumping for joy should be an Olympic sport. That’s why we’ve put together some tips and inspiration to help:


You don’t have to be an athlete to feel the benefits. Get moving today!


Reviewed by: Robert Sallis, MD, March 2016

Additional Kaiser Permanente reviewers

©2016 Kaiser Permanente

TOPICSExercise & Weight LossHealthSports & FitnessWeight control