- Carve Out Some Time
It's important that you make time to exercise. Adults (18-64) should do 2 hours
and 30 minutes a week of moderate-intensity or 1 hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity.**
- Why Exercise Is Important
strong evidence that exercise can lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes
and high blood pressure in adults and improve bone health, cardiorespiratory endurance
and muscular fitness in children.**
- Get Into A Routine
Try to go to bed and wake up at the same times each day, giving yourself eight hours
of sleep for maximum energy. Also, make sure to start your day with a breakfast
including Smucker's® Low Sugar&trade or Sugar
- Dance Your Dinner Off
Whether you're out on a Saturday night or staying at home, turn on your favorite tunes. The beat will keep you moving your feet, not to mention burning off those calories.
- You Can Do It
There are three things in life that are all up to you:
• How you eat...eat healthy foods.
• How you move...move every day and stay active.
• How you think...think positive and be optimistic.
*Consult your physician before starting any exercise program.
**The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: 2008 USDA Physical Activity