Health and Fitness Information

The goal this season is to eat 5 fruits and vegetables a day, drink 5 16oz bottles of water and exercise 30 minutes or more 5 days a week.

Below are some resources and information about fitness and nutrition:

  • Fitness and Nutrition Slides – Discusses healthy snacks, portion size for different types of foods, what is on a healthy plate and hydration.
  • Fitness Charts – Explains the 4 types of physical activity that you can do:  Endurance, Strength, Flexibility and Balance.
  • Picture of the Sugar Board – Think Before You Drink
  • Blank Weekly Tracker Form  – Can be used to track you weekly fitness and nutrition.
  • Urine Chart – Good resource to help tell if you are dehydrated.  Remember, if your urine looks like apple juice you need to drink water.
  • Gold Medal Snacking – Great ideas on healthy snacks.  Remember to try and get some protein with every snack.
  • Example Food Groups – Example of each type of food group.  Remember that half of your plate should be veggies and fruit.