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Key Messages

Exercise Intuitively: Listen to your body and do what makes you feel good

Mix It Up: Integrate flexibility, cardio and strength training

Stay Active and Consistent: Aim to move intuitively 3-5 days a week for 30 minutes

Exercise for Health: Rather than for appearance or burning calories

Did You Know?


of BC students prefer to exercise outdoors


of BC students exercise to feel good


of students like to exercise with friends


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Learn More

Boston University School of Medicine
“Importance of Physical Activity and Aerobic Exercise for Healthy Brain Function”

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Harvard Health Publishing
“The Secret to Better Health—Exercise” 

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SELF Magazine
"My Weight Has Nothing to do with How Good a Runner I am"

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Students doing jumping jacks in a fitness studio