Physical fitness is vital for a healthy body and mind. No matter your age, shape or size, there are tons of advantages of being physically active. It can improve your mental health and help you control weight. Plus, physical fitness helps reduce the risk of chronic diseases like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. Adults should aim for 30 minutes of physical activity every day, while kids need 60 minutes.

Check out tons of simple ways to increase your physical activity levels on our Activities page. And learn about all the benefits of being active and healthy at the links below.

Physical activity can help relieve stress—especially when trying to quit smoking.