Did you know that May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month? An annual observance, National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is the time to highlight the importance of staying active through sports and other fitness activities.
Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health, and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. May is a great time to spread the word about the benefits of getting active.
Physical activity has several benefits for everyone:
Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to create opportunities for everyone to get more physical activity.
We all can utilize this month to help raise awareness about the benefits of physical activity while spreading the word about fun ways to get going!
A few ideas include:
The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend that adults:
Physical activity good is for everyone’s health. 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!
There are several different parks in White House, Goodlettsville, Greenbrier, and Portland that are available for the public to use. With the nicer weather and longer days, now is the perfect time to get into a steady routine of exercise.
Physical activity increases your chances of living longer. It can also help:
And that’s not all. Being more active can:
Physical activity is good for people of all ages and body types. Whether you have been exercising regularly or feel you are out of shape, you can find activities that will work for you!