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Activity (physical fitness)

Exercise and physical activity for a healthy you

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Being physically active is one of the most important steps that people of all ages can take to improve their health.

Research shows that regular physical activity over months and years can produce long-term health benefits. Get started now and make being active a part of your everyday life.

Health calculators

Body mass index: What's your BMI?
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight.

Calorie burn rate: How many calories would you use?
Find out how many calories you burn when you walk, job, or just clean the house.


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