Adults 18-64


Being active for at least 150 minutes per week can help reduce the risk of:


Premature death
Heart disease
Stroke
High blood pressure
Certain types of cancer
Type 2 diabetes
Osteoporosis
Overweight and obesity

And can lead to improved:

  • Fitness
  • •Strength
  • Mental health


For adults who are not active, adding any amount of physical activity can provide some health benefits. For these adults, it is appropriate to start with smaller amounts of physical activity and gradually increase duration, frequency and intensity as a stepping stone to meeting the guidelines.

Just Move More every day!

Nordic Walk with a

moderate to vigorous intensity 30-45 minutes

3 to 5 times a week to stay fit.


PS: Nordic Walk like you are late for an appointment.

You can walk and talk but not sing!


Let's Play again!

Adults 65 and older


Being active for at least 150 minutes per week can help reduce the risk of:


Chronic disease (such as high blood pressure and heart disease)

Premature death

Following the Canada Guidelines can also help older adults to:

  • Maintain functional independence
  • Maintain mobility
  • Improve fitness
  • Improve or maintain body weight
  • Maintain bone health
  • Maintain mental health and feel better


For older adults who are not active, adding any amount of physical activity can provide some health benefits. For these adults, it is appropriate to start with smaller amounts of physical activity and gradually increase duration, frequency and intensity as a stepping stone to meeting the guidelines. To view the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults 65 years and older click here.

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