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MyPlate, MyWins Tips: An Active Lifestyle

MyPlate, MyWins Tips: An Active Lifestyle

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Being more physically active is one of the best things you can do for your health, and it doesn’t have to be hard or involve the gym.

Get socialsmall icon of a hiking boot

Get active with your friends instead of going out to eat. Go for a hike, walk around the mall, or play an exercise-themed video game.

Move more at worksmall icon of a person doing stretches

Fit more activity into the workday. Stand during phone calls, use a printer farther from your desk, and get up to stretch each hour.

Do something newsmall icon of a baseball

Develop a new skill to kick-start your motivation. Sign up for a class to learn how to salsa dance, surf, do tai chi, or play a sport.

Keep cool in the poolsmall icon a pool and pool ladder

Don’t like to sweat? Hit the local community pool for a swim, water polo, or water aerobics class to stay cool while exercising.


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