Fitness & Nutrition

See also Sports.

Local Resources

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Fitness

  • Active.com
    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.
  • Health.gov
    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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Nutrition

  • 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.
  • ChooseMyPlate.gov
    Provides basic information on food groups, healthy eating tips and a daily food plan creator.
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010
    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.
  • Nutrition.gov
    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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