Fitness & Nutrition
See also Sports.
- Bike Katy Trail
- Callaway County YMCA
- City of Columbia Activity and Recreation Center
- City of Fulton Parks and Recreation Department
- Columbia Mall Walker Health Fitness Program
- Columbia Parks and Recreation Trails Directory
- Columbia Track Club
Local non-profit organization that holds running and walking events.
- Get About Columbia
Program designed to promote non-motorized transportation around Columbia.
- Healthy for Life
The T.E. Atkins University of Missouri Wellness Program serves employees and retirees of the University of Missouri System and their families.
- Leisure Times
Guide to recreation opportunities in Columbia.
- MKT Nature and Fitness Trail
- PedNet Coalition Pedestrian & Pedaling Network
Boone Hospital Center's health and wellness service for the public and for local businesses offers professional clinically-based health and wellness programs, wellness education and supervised exercise programs, and disease prevention and self-development programs.
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.
- 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, 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.
Federal guide offering access to all government websites with reliable and accurate information on nutrition and dietary guidance. Provides access to food pyramid information.