How to stay safe while staying fit in 2022

Experts recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity a week. However, you want to make sure you’re not getting hurt.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QC Life) - Have you started working on achieving those new year’s resolutions?

Maybe you’re still trying to figure out what that resolution is going to be.

Well the American Medical Association is urging people to commit to making better health choices, everything from reducing stress, keeping track of your blood pressure levels and even checking your risk of developing diabetes.

Some things are easier said than done, like managing your stress levels, getting at least seven-and-a-half hours of sleep a night and eating healthier.

Another important part of these healthier resolutions is getting active!

Experts recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity a week. However, you want to make sure you’re not getting hurt.

Dr. Anthony Martin is a sports medicine physician with Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute. He talks about ways to not get hurt while staying active.

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