Well-Being This Week: Weekly exercise guidelines for adults

Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022
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Each week, eJournal highlights a wellness resource to bring attention to the helpful organizations, articles and websites that are available for members or anyone who may need assistance.

This week, we're sharing a guide from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the amount of exercise needed for most adults to see real health benefits. According to the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition, published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, adults need to do two types of physical activity for 150 minutes each week to improve their health-aerobic activity and muscle strengthening. Click here for more information and exercise recommendations.

Find additional wellness resources on the MBA's Health & Well-Being page, which was launched in April 2020 to support member wellness during COVID-19. It features helpful resources for coping with stress, anxiety, panic, substance use disorder and more during the pandemic, with links provided by the ABA Commission on Lawyers Assistance Program, as well as the MBA’s own Lawyer Well-Being Committee.