Skip to main content

Physical Activity

All Physical Activity Content

variety of fresh vegetables in basket

Family Fun With Gardening

Gardening is a fun way to incorporate physical activity into your day, and is a great way to connect kids to where their food comes from!

Young woman sitting on a couch.

Sit Less and Move More

Many people may feel frustrated because of jobs that force them to stay sitting for long hours during the day. If you are one of those people, don’t get discouraged!

A strawberry meal replacement shake.

Meal Replacements: A long-term weight management solution?

The convenience meal replacements offer is appealing, but do they work for long-term weight management?

A clock face.

Healthy Sleep and Shift Work

Learn how to overcome a few common barriers that may impact your ability to achieve restful sleep when working a non-traditional work schedule.

Sun rising over a country road.

Make Each Day Count

One of the first steps in making healthy choices each day is realizing the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and truly making a behavior change.

Mother, two daughters, and dog going for a walk in the country.

Fit on the Farm

Although regular job duties on the farm may include intense physical tasks, aerobic physical activity is still needed in addition to the short burst, physical tasks.

Two women jogging in the country

Target Heart Rate: Finding the Right Intensity

For many individuals, determining if you are working at a moderate or vigorous intensity may be tricky.

spinning bike in gym

Fitness Trends: Spinning

Spinning, or indoor cycling, is a popular fitness class offered across the nation.

female dietician using a plate diagram to demonstrate portion sizes to a man

Reasons to Visit a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) are in the business of food and have completed multiple layers of education and training that enables them to provide the highest level of nutrition counseling.

Small rocks balancing on top of each other.

The Multiple Dimensions of Wellness

Wellness is a term encompassing many different dimensions and living a healthy life involves an active process of adopting behaviors in many different interacting areas.