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Exercise, Fitness and Nutrition

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  • Activity and Nutrition - National program for families and communities to help children maintain a healthy weight focusing on three important behaviors: improved food choices, increased physical activity and reduced screen time.
  • Bicycle Safety Skills Clinic Guide - Step-by- step approach to planning and initiating a bicycle safety skills event, including instructions and resources for setting up a course and conducting it to meet the needs of all the children participating.
  • Easy Elementary Exercises - Videos that show how teachers can incorporate daily physical activity in their classrooms and throughout their schools.
  • Encourage Physical Activity - Tips for teachers and staff to get students moving.
  • Exercise, Diet and Weight Management Publications - Find free and low-cost publications about exercise and diet.
  • Food, Nutrition, and Fitness - This site features links to resources for nutrition and fitness.
  • Kids Rock Nutrition in the Kitchen - Watch how to make chicken packets and a berry parfait.
  • Media-Smart Youth - A 10-lesson program where youth learn important lessons about media analysis, nutrition, and physical activity.
  • National Get Outdoors Day - National Get Outdoors Day is a new annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun.
  • Nutrition Interactive Tools - This page lists links to body mass index calculators, nutrition planners, and calorie counters.
  • Nutrition Resource Lists - Locate information and materials for specific food and nutrition topics.
  • Nutrition.gov for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers - List of websites for great resources about being healthy.
  • Physical Activity - Let's Move - Opportunities for kids to be physically active, both in and out of school and create new opportunities for families to be moving together.
  • Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (2008) - Describes the types and amounts of physical activity that offer substantial health benefits to Americans.
  • President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition - Promote healthy lifestyles through fitness, sports and nutrition programs and initiatives that engage Americans across the lifespan.
  • Recreation.Gov - If you like biking, camping and boating, then this is the website for you. Find out about fun, outdoor activities.
  • Team Nutrition - Includes training and technical assistance for nutrition education for children and their caregivers; also school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.
  • We Can! - Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition, offers free resources for families and communities to help youth eat right, get active, and reduce screen time.
  • We Can! Materials - Share these resources with your children to help them learn about eating right, being active, and reducing screen time to stay at a healthy weight.

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