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Getting started and staying active

A girl doing a karate kick.

Are you new to physical activity? Start with small steps, like getting off the bus a couple of blocks early or taking the stairs instead of the elevator.

Do you think, "I don't have time to work out" or "Exercise is too boring!"? You may have lots of reasons not to be active. But there are so many more reasons to get fit!

Here's some info to help you get and stay active:

Keep in mind that you are most likely going to be successful if you do activities you enjoy. Do you like to dance? Click below for Beyoncé's message about getting fit. You also can watch kids from Alaska to Afghanistan kick it to "Move Your Body." Then you can learn the steps yourself and get moving!

screen shot of Beyonce's Let's Move Introduction video


Content last reviewed March 27, 2015
Page last updated July 29, 2015