Get Fit Jackson
Quick & Healthy Post Exercise Snacks
A list of grab and go snack foods from supermarket shelves. Great for after runs, other workouts or any time you want low calorie satisfying snacks.
American College of Sports Medicine
An extensive and authoritative collection of fitness and exercise information on medicine and health as related to physical activity. How to start an exercise program, how to purchase and use all types of exercise equipment, how to start and conduct a walking program and much more.
For starters, go to the information for general public pages.
A smart phone app that tracks distances, times, speeds, and elevation changes for walking, running, or bicycling. Can be a fun motivational tool for technophiles.
An initiative of the American College of Sports Medicine for the general public and health care professionals. Contains encouragement and education with respect to the health benefits of exercise. Click on the general public pages for tools on planning and conducting exercise for health.
A program of multiple NC organizations to promote healthy nutrition and physical activity wherever people live and work in North Carolina.
A nice website for those interested in changing from a sedentary lifestyle to a more healthy level of exercise. Offers a gradual progressive running program and related information.
US Government site with good information on nutrition and exercise directed at combating childhood obesity.