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
Free exercise classes (PDF) – list of free exercise classes at local churches
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.