Mass in Motion aims to promote wellness and to prevent overweight and
obesity in Massachusetts - with a particular focus on the importance of
healthy eating and physical activity. Tips for parents on helping
children be more active, nutrition, and provides links to other useful
A collection of online programs built to motivate children of all ages
to become more physically active. Designed for physical education
teachers and geared toward kids in grades 3-5, but can be used by
individuals as well.
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First
Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a
generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able
to pursue their dreams. Parent-friendly information on fitness and
Running advice for everyone from newcomers to seasoned marathoner
seeking to set a new personal record. Includes a wide variety of topics
from choosing running shoes and apparel to training techniques and ways
to stay motivated and set goals.
Find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay
healthy. An encyclopedia of over 1,600 health topics. Free interactive
tools to check your health, get personalized advice, and keep track of
your progress. Weekly health information newsletters on popular health
Join for free to gain access to tracking and reporting tools, expert
coaching tips, and a free trial to personalized training and nutrition
programs. Includes video instruction, nutrition tools, and customized
fitness programs. For ages 14 and up.
ExRx.net (Exercise Prescription on the Net) is a free resource for the
exercise professional, coach, or fitness enthusiast featuring
comprehensive exercise libraries (>1400 exercises), fitness
assessment calculators, and reference articles.