6 Guidelines For Positive Health Outcomes

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Julia Basso – PhD

The main message:  sedentary behavior is associated with poor cardiovascular health outcomes.  Exercise is important and we need to get people active as it improves a range of cardiovascular health issues, such as improved blood pressures and decreased levels of triglycerides and cholesterol.

These “guidelines for tomorrow” are recommended by the American College Sports Medicine.

  1. Avoid prolonged sitting.

  2. Increase everyday activity.

  3. Accumulate at least 10,000 steps per day.

  4. Engage in light to moderate physical activity (exercise) for 30-60 minutes per day accumulated or at least five days per week.

  5. Progressive resistance training 2-3 times per week, several major muscles, repetitions x8.

  6. Remember, every step counts and it has to be fun!

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