​Physical Activity

People who are physically active live longer and have lower risk for chronic diseases. Maryland is making physical activity easy to incorporate into your daily schedule, by providing tips to incorporate physical activity in your family, workplace, and community.

Physical Activity for Everyone

Regular physical activity can improve your overall health and fitness, and reduce your risk for many chronic diseases. Find out what you can do to be active.

Physical Activity for Schools

Maryland schools offer many options that encourage physical activity and physical education for children and adolescents in schools. The Take 15 for Physical Activity is a web-based program designed to help Maryland families develop strategies for better living by making physical activity a part of their daily routine.