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How much exercise do adults need?

The more you exercise, the better. Adults should engage in moderate-intensity physical activities for at least 30 minutes on five or more days of the week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/American College of Sports Medicine.

Adults should strive to get at least 30-minutes of moderate to intense exercise most days of the week.  This number is a guide and one that should be maintained or exceeded.  Many Americans get less than the recommendation so help change that stat and stay active!

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