3 health and fitness resources for women

Try these tools to feel your best.


Staying active is great for improving your health, reducing your risk of chronic conditions and can even help to reduce your risk of fall-related injuries. Take a look at three of our favorite healthy options and learn more about the benefits of exercise. Please consult your physician before trying new physical activities or starting a new fitness routine.

Health coaching, fitness classes and tools to try


Best Health® wellness program

The Best Health wellness program is available to all Sharp Health Plan members at no cost. Set healthy goals, measure your progress and stay accountable with online tools and resources.


Health coaching

Best Health offers free one-on-one coaching sessions that are personalized to your needs. Choose from several topics to cover with your coach, including healthy weight, smoking cessation and healthy eating. During your session, your coach will help you to set goals, talk through barriers and motivate you to help you reach your goals.



Enjoy access to 24 Hour Fitness, Curves, Jazzercise and more, or work out from home by enrolling in the online Silver&Fit Home Fitness Program. You’ll receive your choice of a fitness kit with yoga accessories, strength training tools, an activity tracker or other gear to help you stay active.

Exercise benefits

As you get older, regular exercise can support your health in many ways, including:

  • Preventing muscle and bone loss
  • Preventing or delaying health conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease
  • Reducing your risk of falling
  • Reducing joint swelling and arthritis pain
  • Reducing anxiety and depression symptoms

The Physical Activity Guidelines recommend that women should exercise weekly:

  • For at least two hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity. To know if you’re doing a moderate-intensity activity, your heart will beat faster, but you’ll still be able to have a conversation.
  • Or get an hour and 15 minutes of vigorous-intensity activity. To know if you’re doing a vigorous-intensity activity, you’ll breathe harder and it will be more difficult to have a conversation.
  • Try activities that will help strengthen your muscles for two or more days each week. Give yourself a day to rest between muscle-strengthening activities. You can use exercise bands, weights or try body weight exercises, like yoga or sit-ups, to add variety.

No matter what options you choose, you’ll support your health by staying active.


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