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Coping Skills - Physical Activity

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Coping Skills

Behavior change is key to increasing physical activity and for weight management in general. Keep a record of what you do and what you would like to change. Avoid situations that trigger bad habits. Weigh the advantages and disadvantages of change. Adopt a positive attitude. Stay motivated by setting realistic goals and planning ahead.

MOVE!® Weight Management Program Handout (PDF)

Weighing Your Options!


Reviewed/Updated Date: January 2012
Clinical Advisory Board Sponsor: Dr. Linda Kinsinger
Clinical Subject Matter Experts: Dr. Kenneth R. Jones, Sophia Hurley
Patient Education Subject Matter Experts: Dr. Rose Mary Pries, Dr. Pam Hebert