Current USDA guidelines recommend 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity each week for healthy adults, but a 2014 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that only 21 percent of American adults met the criteria for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity that year. Dr. Kay Judge of Sutter Weight Management Institute says walking is one of the best ways to increase your activity level.
Current USDA guidelines recommend 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity each week for healthy adults, but a 2014 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that only 21 percent of American adults met the criteria for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity that year. Dr. Kay Judge of Sutter Weight Management Institute says walking is one of the best ways to increase your activity level. Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file
Current USDA guidelines recommend 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity each week for healthy adults, but a 2014 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that only 21 percent of American adults met the criteria for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity that year. Dr. Kay Judge of Sutter Weight Management Institute says walking is one of the best ways to increase your activity level. Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file

How much exercise do we really need?

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