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If you answer yes to one or more questions below, talk to your doctor before becoming more physically active.

Delay becoming much more active:

If you are not feeling well because of a temporary illness, such as a cold or fever, wait until you feel better; OR

If you are or maybe pregnant, talk to your doctor before you start becoming more active.

Has your doctor ever said that you have a heart condition and that you should only do physical activity recommended by a doctor?
Do you feel pain in your chest when you do physical activity?
In the past month, have you had chest pain when you were not doing physical activity?
Do you lose your balance because of dizziness or do you ever lose consciousness?
Do you have a bone or joint problem (for example, back, knee or hip) that could be made worse by a change in your physical activity?
Is your doctor currently prescribing drugs (for example, water pills) for your blood pressure or heart conditions?
Do you know of any other reason why you should not do physical activity?

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