Exercise Guide

Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging

The easy-to-read Guide, available in English and Spanish, is filled with useful information, sample exercises, and real-life success stories to help you:

  • Learn about the 4 types of exercise and how they can improve your health.
  • Determine your current fitness level, set goals, make an exercise and physical activity plan, and talk with your doctor about increasing your physical activity level.
  • Exercise safely, build up the benefits, and have fun!

The Guide also has photos and detailed exercise instructions, worksheets to help you track your progress, and tips on eating a healthy diet.

Download the pdf from this page (PDF, 7.35 MB)

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Find the Spanish version of the Guide on the National Institute of Aging website.