Read about why physical activity is important, how much you need, tips for increasing the amount you get, and more.
Eating for Exercise and Sports
Read general information about fitness and staying healthy. Also in Spanish.
Read about how nutrition plays an important role in athletic performance.
See ways the PCSFN encourages people to be active and eat healthy. Includes links to current news as well as council and other federal health publications.
Read about how athletes achieve peak performance by training and eating a balanced diet including a variety of foods in this printable fact sheet.
The WAVE Sport Nutrition Curriculum uses youth's interest in sports to teach them about healthy eating and hydration to fuel a healthy, active body for life.
If you're thinking, "How can I meet the guidelines each week?" don't worry. You'll be surprised by the variety of activities you have to choose from.
Fit physical activity into your life your way with this guide that helps you decide on the number of days, types of activities, and times that fit your schedule.