Exercise, Fitness and Nutrition

  • 5 Reasons Girls Should Play Sports - Why play sports? You might say "to get exercise" and you'd be right. To have fun? That's true, too. But there's more. Find out here.
  • Bicycling - Be street smart. Ride on the right side of the road, moving with traffic, and obey all traffic signs and signals. Discuss the best riding routes with your parents - they'll help you determine safe places to ride near your home.
  • Charger Wrap - Ingredients and steps to prepare a healthy chicken, veggie and cheese wrap.
  • Cooking With Kids - Team Nutrition - Learn about food and healthy eating by helping in the kitchen. Find recipes, activities and guidelines to use when cooking.
  • Cucumber Yogurt Dip - Learn how to make a cool  and healthy dip to eat with your favorite vegetables. 
  • Farmers Markets - Watch this video to learn about the benefits of buying fresh, nutritious, delicious and locally grown foods.
  • FBI Fitness Instructor - Meet E.J. He talks about teaching at the FBI Academy and why you should keep moving. 
  • Fitness - GirlsHealth.gov - Find ways to make fitness part of your everyday life.
  • Frozen Fruit Cups - Ingredients and steps to make this fun frozen treat to keep you cool this summer. 
  • Fun Activities - Best Bones Forever - Choose a physical activity and learn more about that sport.
  • Getting Started and Staying Active - You don't have to be an athlete or be involved in an organized sport to be fit. Find tips on leading an active lifestyle.
  • GirlsHealth.gov - Promotes healthy and positive behaviors in girls ages 10 - 16 by giving them reliable and useful health information in a fun, easy-to-understand way.
  • Health Science Education Tools forTeens - Interactive games and activities, webquests and learn about your five senses, tobacco, dental health, nutrition and much more. (Flash required)
  • KidsHealth.org for Teens - Food and fitness, your mind, diseases and conditions and much more.
  • Meeting the Challenge - Not everyone has it easy when it comes to doing physical activity - but if you're facing a challenge, it doesn't mean you can't be a superstar. Check out how athletes overcome physical challenges to make it to the top!
  • Nutrition - GirlsHealth.gov - Making a point now to learn about nutrition and the value of healthy eating is a good idea.
  • Nutritionist - Meet Sasha, a registered dietitian nutritionist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She talks about how her job helps people eat healthy foods and teaches families how to keep track of what they're eating.
  • Peanut Butter and Apple Wrap - Ingredients and steps to prepare a healthy peanut butter and apple wrap. Remember you can substitute peanut butter, sunflower seed butter or another nut butter or spread.
  • Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie - Ingredients and steps to make a delicious smoothie. Remember you can use creamy peanut butter, sunflower seed butter or another nut butter or spread.
  • Recipes for Kids - Making food yourself - with a little help from a parent - is a great way to learn about food and meal preparation.
  • Recreation and Fitness Worker - Recreation workers plan and teach activities that people of all ages enjoy in their free time. This may include camping, sports, arts and crafts, dance, or drama.
  • Why Exercise Is Cool - When you exercise, you're helping build a strong body that will be able to move around and do all the stuff you need it to do. Try to be active every day.
  • Why Kids Should Eat Healthy and Exercise - Meet Sasha, a nutritionist for U.S. Department of Agriculture. She tells us about how healthy eating and exercise helps kids grow physically and mentally strong.
Page last updated: Dec 6th, 2016