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SECTION 1: ABOUT THE GUIDELINES Individualized Health Goals The Guidelines generally explain the amounts and types of physical activity needed for health benefits. Within these overall parameters, individuals have many choices about appropriate types and amounts of activity. To make these choices, American adults need to set personal goals for physical activity. Setting these goals involves questions like, “How physically fit do I want to be?” “How important is it to me to
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Unformatted text preview: reduce my risk of heart disease and diabetes?” “How important is it to me to reduce my risk of falls and hip fracture?” “How much weight do I want to lose and keep off?” People can meet the Guidelines and their own personal goals through different amounts and types of activity. Written materials, health-care providers, and fitness professionals can provide useful information and help people set and carry out specific goals....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course PFW 101 at Texas State.

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