Mississippi State Department of Health

Physical Activity


Walk your way to better health.

A more active lifestyle helps prevent chronic disease, extend your life, and even lowers your risk of dementia. Step out for a walk – outdoors or indoors – and find out how easy it is to get active. Half an hour of brisk walking twice a day is enough to start healthy changes in your life — for free.

Move Your Way

What works? How much do you need? Find out how to get moving at home, at work, indoors or out, a lot or a little, It all adds up!

More steps you can take today:

More steps to better health:

Links referenced on this page
Get started walking    http://www.letsgowalkinms.com/getting-started/
Move Your Way: Physical Activity that Fits You    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,0,270,806,html ok
Get Started Getting Active    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/PhysicalActivity/GettingActive/Getting-Active_UCM_460868_SubHomePage.jsp
Move to Learn    http://www.movetolearnms.org/
Fighting obesity    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,0,289,html ok
Nutrition guides    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,0,213,html ok

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