Last Updated: 05/06/2011

Reasons to Exercise:


Not being physically active puts people at high risk for cardiovascular disease, and most Americans are not physically active enough to gain any health benefits. Swimming, cycling, jogging, skiing, aerobic dancing, walking or many other activities can greatly help your heart. Whether it is included in a structured exercise program or part of your daily routine, all physical activity adds up to a healthier heart and a healthier body.

Ideas on Ways to Exercise!


  • Jog with a friend or by yourself
  • Join a gym
  • Participate in pilates, yoga, or weight training classes
  • Go Swimming
  • Take a hike in Bidwell Park
  • Play frisbee
  • Go for a bike ride