Physical Activity

Move more! Keeping your body active and moving is something you can do each day to feel good and keep healthy. Our bodies were made to move. Our state was built by movers – people who work with their bodies to grow crops and raise animals for food.

It feels good to move! All you need to do is watch a group of preschoolers to be reminded of that! Regular physical activity benefits people of all ages. It:

Physical activity does not need to be sustained for long periods of time to provide health benefits. Repeated shorter bursts of activity also can improve health. So, if you aren't into going to the gym or playing sports, walking in two 15-minute segments or three 10-minute segments can improve your health and help you feel good too! Check out Ages and Stages for ideas and resources for moving more at any age!

Ways to move more every day in North Dakota: