May 2014 Is National Fitness and Sports Month

User Rating:  / 0
Category: Hot Topics
Created on Friday, 02 May 2014 15:02
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Published on Friday, 02 May 2014 15:02
Written by Super User
Hits: 4611

The Rutherford Polk McDowell District Health Department is supporting the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition in honor of National Physical Fitness and sports Month. During the month of May, we challenge all adults to get 30 minutes of physical activity every day.

Did you know that regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, healthier life? It also reduces your risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, and some types of cancer. Yet in our area most individuals don't get the recommended amount of physical activity.

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend that adults:

Physical activity is for everyone. No matter what shape you are in, you can find activities that work for you. Together, we can rise to the challenge and get more active during the month of May!
Link to RPM Health District Facebook Page
Link to RPM Health District's Twitter Page
Link to RPM Health District's YouTube Page