Fitness & Nutrition

See also Sports.

Local Resources

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    Offers a wealth of resources on training for many physical activities, including team sports, and information on local events.
  • BAM! Body and Mind
    A site created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention aimed at improving fitness and health education for young people.
  • Cool Running
    Offers event information and promotion, running news, training information, personalized online services which allow runners to store and organize their personal running information.
    Provides basic guidelines for exercise and healthy eating.
  • Map My Fitness
    Offers maps, workout logs, fitness calculators/tools, and user-led community groups for tracking fitness training programs. Includes maps for some Columbia routes.
  • President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition
    Responsible for the President's Physical Fitness Tests for youth and adults.

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  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    As the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, the ADA conducts research and offers education and advocacy.
    Provides basic information on food groups, healthy eating tips and a daily food plan creator.
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015
    The federal government's evidence-based nutritional guidance to promote health, reduce risk of chronic diseases, and reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity through improved nutrition and physical activity.
    Federal guide offering access to all government websites with reliable and accurate information on nutrition and dietary guidance. Provides access to food pyramid information.

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