May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Express Family Care is supporting the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition in honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. During the month of May, we challenge all adults to get 30 minutes of physical activity every day.
Did you know that regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, healthier life? It also reduces your risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, and some types of cancer. Yet in Oklahoma less than 28% of adults get the recommended amount of physical activity each week.
The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend that adults:
- Aim for 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate aerobic activity each week. Moderate activity includes things like walking fast, dancing, swimming, and raking leaves.
- Do muscle-strengthening activities – like lifting weights or using exercise bands – at least 2 days a week.
Physical activity is for everyone. No matter what shape you are in, you can find activities that work for you. Together, we can rise to the challenge and get more active during the month of May!
- Explore the new hike and bike trails around the Oklahoma City Area!
May is also Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
While out enjoying the beautiful spring weather, remember to protect yourself and your children from harmful UV rays. For more skin cancer prevention tips, press the Healthfinder badge below.
For more information, visit Express Family Care.
Annual Physical, Health Screening Tests and Vaccinations
Certified Medical Examiner for the US Department of Transportation
Minor Burns, Scrapes & Cuts Requiring Stitches/Staples
On site cholesterol and diabetes screening.
Family Planning, Well Woman Exams, Birth Control
Get Your Young Athlete Prepared for the Season