Many people know that they want to do more physically active but do not know where to start. Here are a few tips that may help you get started.

* Pick an activity you enjoy and start with small, specific goals, such as “I will take three 10-minute walks this week.” Slowly increase the total amount of time and number of days you are active.

* If you live in an assisted living or retirement facility, ask if the fitness center offers a free health checkup and fitness program.

* Start a walking group with one or more friends where you live or through your place of worship.