The Importance of Active Living
Physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Being physically active can help you control your weight, reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, improve your mental health and mood, reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes, and increase your chances of living longer.
To improve the health of all Utahns, physical activity must be incorporated into all sectors of the community. Learn more about how schools, workplaces, faith-based groups, individuals and communities can support physical wellness.