Local Resources - Physical Activity


Local Resources

Look into your local community centers or parks, VA medical center, YMCA, sports clubs, mall-walking groups, and church groups, etc. as resources to help find physical activities that may be of interest to you.

MOVE!® Weight Management Program Handouts (PDF)

Exercise Can Be Fun!

Exercise On A Budget


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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

Tip of the Day

Tip of Day

Feel better! If you are experiencing mild depression or anxiety, aerobic workouts such as walking or jogging can significantly improve your mood. Non-aerobic exercise, like weight lifting, can also boost your spirits, improve sleep and appetite, reduce irritability and anger and produce feelings of accomplishment. Be sure to check with your Health Care Provider before you start any new exercise program.

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