Resources to help you meet the guidelines
Physical Activity Brochure and Video Series
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.
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.