N388, Reviewed March 2009
Pyramid Windows Media video, mms:\\etcs.ext.missouri.edu\AdultMyactivity.wmvVideo transcript, http://extension.missouri.edu/news/transcript/pyramid.htm
The MyActivity Pyramid for Adults is modeled after the USDA's MyPyramid and is based on the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. The handout is designed to help adults ages 18-64 meet the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for active adults. The 8.5- by 11-inch handout was piloted with more than 140 adults.
What is a moderate-intensity activity?
What is a vigorous-intensity activity?
Major research findings about the health benefits of physical activity from the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans:
Physical Activity Guidelines are also available for the following:
To learn more about these guidelines visit: www.health.gov/paguidelines
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