Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from The National Institute on Aging
Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging is a 120-page illustrated guide describing the benefits of exercise and physical activity for older people, with sample exercies and tips. The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is part of the National Institutes of Health, and the goal of our research is to improve the health and well-being of older adults. Like most people, you’ve probably heard that physical activity, including exercise, is good for you. If you’re already active, keep it up. It may even be time to push yourself a little harder, try a new activity, or find new ways to add exercise to your daily life. Don’t worry if you’ve never exercised, or if you stopped exercising for some reason. Let us help you get moving. By picking up this book and looking through it, you’ve taken an important first step toward good health. This guide is the centerpiece of Go4Life®, NIA’s national campaign to help you fit exercise and physical activity into your daily life. To find out more about how Go4Life can help you be more active, visit our website at https://go4life.nia.nih.gov. Go4Life is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.