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Go4Life: Get Started

If you are an older adult trying to become more active, this page offers you a good starting point. It will help you figure out your current activity level and how to build slowly from there.

Review Date: January 25, 2012

NIH National Institute on Aging Information Center

Physical Activity Improves Quality of Life

Physical inactivity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. You can take a few simple steps at home, at work and at play to increase the amount of physical activity in your life.

Review Date: February 01, 2011

American Heart Association