Resources to help you meet the guidelines

Physical Activity Brochure and Video Series

Aerobic Activity Brochure and Log (PDF) – helps you track your total minutes of aerobic activity each day. (en Español)

Stretching Brochure (PDF) – guides you through a series of stretches that can be done 5-10 minutes daily. (en Español)

Stretching Videos – guides you through each stretch in the stretching brochure. (en Español)

Stretching During Pregnancy Brochure (PDF) – guides you through a series of stretches safe for Pregnancy that can be done 5-10 minutes daily. (en Español)

Muscle Strengthening Brochure (PDF) – guides you through a series of muscle strengthening activities that can be done 2-3 non consecutive days per week. (en Español)

Muscle Strengthening Videos – guides you through each strengthening activity in the muscle strengthening brochure. (en Español)

Faith Community Resources

Exercise is Medicine Month Church Bulletin Template (PDF) – May is Exercise is Medicine Month. Use this church bulletin insert to host a Green Sunday and get your congregation moving toward better health.

Eat Smart Move More Faith Resources – physical activity challenges, guides, and education.

Other Resources

Exercise is Medicine™ - Intensity-Aerobic Exercise Video – learn how to use the Talk Test, a simple way to find out if you are doing moderate level physical activity.

CDC Chair Stand Test Instructions – simple test to assess leg strength and endurance.

CDC Chair Stand Test Video – guides you through talking and interpreting the results of the test.

Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging – order a free guide from the National Institute on Aging.

Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PDF) – anytime you offer any physical activity programs at your congregation, have participants complete a PAR-Q and speak with their doctor if necessary before starting a physical activity program.

Starting a Walking Club – resources from the American Heart Association to help you get started.

CDC Physical Activity Basics Video Series – these videos help explain the guidelines, give you tips on how to meet them and show you how to do muscle strengthening exercises properly.

Find Your Fit – helps citizens locate a park or recreation facilities and obtain information about recreation activities in Cabarrus County

Community Walking Maps – includes easy to use community walking maps with mile markers. Locations include churches, small neighborhoods, and local parks and are open to the public

Cabarrus Play and Grow Map – list of local parks, community gardens, schools playgrounds and health facilities open to the public

Local Places to be Active - list of local facilities, churches, and parks to help you be more active.

For more resources, visit the Network of Care website and select 'Service Directory'. Select the 'Physical Activity and Exercise' category for a complete list of organizations providing physical activity services in Cabarrus and surrounding counties.