Exercise Guide & Video

Exercise guide and video pictures

Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging

The easy-to-read Guide, available in English and Spanish, is filled with useful information, sample exercises, and real-life success stories to help you:

Get Ready

Learn about the 4 types of exercise and how they can improve your health.

Get Set

Determine your current fitness level, set goals, make an exercise and physical activity plan, and talk with your doctor about increasing your physical activity level.


Exercise safely, build up the benefits, and have fun!

The Guide also has photos and detailed exercise instructions, worksheets to help you track your progress, and tips on eating a healthy diet.


Go4Life Everyday Exercises from the National Institute on Aging (DVD)

Need a little extra help to do the exercises featured in the Exercise and Physical Activity Guide? We have just the thing for you. Go4Life Everyday Exercises from the National Institute on Aging features exercises you can do at home, at work, in the gym, almost anywhere. This video also has motivational tips and success stories.

Join personal trainer Sandy Magrath and friends as they show you strength, balance, and flexibility exercises. Mix and match them. Be creative and have fun!