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Active Kids Do Better with Active Schools

Active Schools is a physical activity and physical education solution to ensure 60 minutes of physical activity is the new norm for schools. Launched by former First Lady Michelle Obama and powered by a national collaborative of leading health, education and private sector organizations, Active Schools helps schools develop a culture in which physical activity and physical education are foundational to academic success. 

Help your school become an Active School! Click below to learn more.

 

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Resource / American Council on Exercise
Fit Fact: Warming Up Before Working Out is Good for You

Suppose you were told that you only had to add an extra 5 to 10 minutes to each of your workouts to prevent injury and lessen fatigue. Would you do it? 

Most people would say yes. Then they might be surprised to learn that they already know about those few minutes, which are called a warm-up.If done correctly, a pre-exercise warm-up can have a multitude of beneficial effects on a person’s workout and, consequently, his or her overall health.

Check out the link below to learn about more of the health benefits associated with warming up before working out!

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Resource / U.S. Department of Agriculture
What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl

What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl is an online tool featuring a large collection of recipes and resources to support building healthy and budget-friendly meals. Find household recipes, large quantity recipes, and Recetas en Español - recipes in Spanish!

There are lots of handy resources and tools that you can use! The recipe tools include the ability to create and print your own cookbook, build healthy menus and get a shopping list, browse recipes by nutrition themes, and watch how-to videos of recipes and more. 

Click below to learn more about What's Cooking?

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Resource / U.S. Department of Agriculture
MyPlate, MyWins Video Series

Between hectic schedules, tight budgets, and caring for children, sometimes it’s easier said than done when it comes to healthy eating. MyPlate, MyWins is here to make healthy eating easier with real life solutions you can apply today. MyPlate, MyWins is all about finding a healthy eating style that works for you and fits with your everyday life.

The MyPlate, MyWins video series, a collection of videos that brings MyPlate to life and shows how families all over America are finding simple solutions to make healthy eating work for them.

Click below to learn more about the MyPlate, MyWins!

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Resource / National Dairy Council
Fuel Greatness with the Fuel Up to Play 60

Fuel Up to Play 60 is the leading in-school health and wellness program in the country.

Youth-led, the program is helping to create transformational changes in schools and communities by implementing long-term, positive changes for themselves and their schools. The program encourages youth to consume nutrient-rich foods (low-fat and fat-free dairy, fruits, vegetables and whole grains) and achieve at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.

Interested in getting involved? Check out how you can do that below!

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Resource / National Institute on Aging
Go4Life, An Exercise and Physical Activity Campaign

Go4Life, an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health, is designed to help older adults fit exercise and physical activity into their daily lives.

It provides information, tips, and inspiration for achieving a healthy lifestyle through nutrition and four areas of physical activity: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. With everything from explanations of exercises to try to materials to track your progress, Go4Life is a great tool for getting healthy no matter your age! 

Click on the link below for more information on the program and to find exciting tips on physical activity and good nutrition for older adults!

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Resource / Active Schools
Active Kids Do Better with Active Schools

Active Schools is a physical activity and physical education solution to ensure 60 minutes of physical activity is the new norm for schools. Launched by former First Lady Michelle Obama and powered by a national collaborative of leading health, education and private sector organizations, Active Schools helps schools develop a culture in which physical activity and physical education are foundational to academic success. 

Help your school become an Active School! Click below to learn more.

 

Hide
Resource / U.S. Department of Agriculture
MyPlate, MyWins Video Series

Between hectic schedules, tight budgets, and caring for children, sometimes it’s easier said than done when it comes to healthy eating. MyPlate, MyWins is here to make healthy eating easier with real life solutions you can apply today. MyPlate, MyWins is all about finding a healthy eating style that works for you and fits with your everyday life.

The MyPlate, MyWins video series, a collection of videos that brings MyPlate to life and shows how families all over America are finding simple solutions to make healthy eating work for them.

Click below to learn more about the MyPlate, MyWins!

Hide
Resource / American Council on Exercise
Fit Fact: Warming Up Before Working Out is Good for You

Suppose you were told that you only had to add an extra 5 to 10 minutes to each of your workouts to prevent injury and lessen fatigue. Would you do it? 

Most people would say yes. Then they might be surprised to learn that they already know about those few minutes, which are called a warm-up.If done correctly, a pre-exercise warm-up can have a multitude of beneficial effects on a person’s workout and, consequently, his or her overall health.

Check out the link below to learn about more of the health benefits associated with warming up before working out!

Hide
Resource / National Dairy Council
Fuel Greatness with the Fuel Up to Play 60

Fuel Up to Play 60 is the leading in-school health and wellness program in the country.

Youth-led, the program is helping to create transformational changes in schools and communities by implementing long-term, positive changes for themselves and their schools. The program encourages youth to consume nutrient-rich foods (low-fat and fat-free dairy, fruits, vegetables and whole grains) and achieve at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.

Interested in getting involved? Check out how you can do that below!

Hide
Resource / U.S. Department of Agriculture
What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl

What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl is an online tool featuring a large collection of recipes and resources to support building healthy and budget-friendly meals. Find household recipes, large quantity recipes, and Recetas en Español - recipes in Spanish!

There are lots of handy resources and tools that you can use! The recipe tools include the ability to create and print your own cookbook, build healthy menus and get a shopping list, browse recipes by nutrition themes, and watch how-to videos of recipes and more. 

Click below to learn more about What's Cooking?

Hide
Resource / National Institute on Aging
Go4Life, An Exercise and Physical Activity Campaign

Go4Life, an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health, is designed to help older adults fit exercise and physical activity into their daily lives.

It provides information, tips, and inspiration for achieving a healthy lifestyle through nutrition and four areas of physical activity: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. With everything from explanations of exercises to try to materials to track your progress, Go4Life is a great tool for getting healthy no matter your age! 

Click on the link below for more information on the program and to find exciting tips on physical activity and good nutrition for older adults!

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