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Physical Activity

Regular physical activity is just as important to a healthful lifestyle as nutrition. Get workout ideas, nutrition guidance and tips for family exercise.

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Benefits of Exercise

For decades, researchers have been investigating ways to reduce the risk of chronic disease, including regular physical activity.
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Workout Ideas

Find fun ways to engage in physical activity on your own or with friends and family — no matter how much (or how little) time you have.
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Exercise Nutrition

While what you eat before and after a workout can vary based on the person and activity, some guidelines apply for everyone.
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Looking for credible nutrition information and recommendations? The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' network of credentialed food and nutrition practitioners are ready to help!