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Fitness: Choosing Activities That Are Right for You

When you're active, life can be better.

Being active helps you look and feel your best and lowers your risk for a heart attack, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and some cancers. It gives you the energy to do the things that make you happy.

But it can be hard to get into the habit of daily activity. It's important to find activities that fit your lifestyle and your personality.

what.gif What helps people stay with a fitness or exercise activity?
why.gif Why are your preferences and attitudes important?
how.gif How do you choose the best activity for you?
where.gif Where to go from here

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerHeather Chambliss, PhD - Exercise Science
Last RevisedOctober 25, 2011

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Last Updated: October 25, 2011
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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