Amanda, A MyHealth Coach On Call, discusses the benefits of physical activity and tips on how to work it into your daily routine. For more practical information from UPMC MyHealth Health Coaches, call 1-800-807-0751.
Members can also live chat with a health coach while you're logged in to MyHealth OnLine
Quick physical activity tips;
- Aim for 30-90 minutes per day, 5-6 days per week
- Try not to sit still for more than 20 minutes at a time during the day
- If using a pedometer, work up to 10,000 steps per day
Please note: if you suspect that you have a chronic health condition, please consult with your doctor before increasing your physical activity level.