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Adults and Seniors

The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults [18-64 years] and Older Adults [65 years and older] both recommend, that for health benefits, people should be adding up at least 150 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity per week, in bouts of 10 minutes or more. Muscle and bone strengthening activities at least 2 days per week is also recommended. More activity provides greater health benefits.

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Physical Activity Videos [external links]

Resources

  • FREE RESOURCE! Walk this Way!

    Walk this Way is a set of program materials to help men and women ages 20-64+ start and stick to a new walking program to increase physical activity levels. The resource has practical information on how to get started, stay motivated and walk safely. So if you are thinking about becoming active this is a great way to start. Order your kit by contacting the Health Unit.

  • Norfolk County Community Services

    Check out the activities available in the community for you and your family and friends

  • Haldimand County Leisure Services

    Check out the activities available in the community for you and your family and friends

  • Norfolk Pathways for People

    Discover the trails, events and trail news in Norfolk County

  • Physical Activity Tips for Adults

    Learn how to get more active today!

  • Physical Activity Tips for Older Adults

    Learn how to get more active today!

  • Step Up to a Healthier You

    An online education series on stroke and heart disease prevention

  • Participaction Let’s get moving

    A simple message for all Canadians. Moving more is the key to creating a Canada that is happier and healthier. Luckily, we live in a wonderful place where the opportunity to get moving is right at our doorstep – at home, in our communities, and beyond.

Questions on Physical Activity?

Call the Physical Activity Promoter at the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit at 519-426-6170 or 905-318-6623. Active bodies need to be well fed. Check out the Nutrition and Healthy Eating section of our website.