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Fitness Links

American Heart Association
Visit the American Heart Association site for more information on diseases and conditions, nutrition, fitness, and much more.

American Council on Exercise
This web site will provide you with daily health and fitness tips, as well as publications on current fitness issues.

National Women’s Health Information Center
Take a look at this site for reliable, health-related information on a variety of topics, such as weight management, physical activity, and heart health.

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Click here for more information on strength training to increase muscle strength, maintain bone health, reduce disease symptoms, and improve balance, coordination and mobility.

The John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition
The John Hancock Center web site will provide you with a variety of physical activity and fitness information, ranging from such topics as selecting a fitness video to tips for exercise while traveling.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Check out this site if you’re interested in learning more about healthy body weight, risk factors for chronic disease, physical activities for adults, and much more!

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Check out this page of the CDC’s Nutrition and Physical Activity web site to learn how to safely perform specific exercises.

National Institute on Aging
This site contains tips on how to exercise, how to do it safely, and how to mark progress.

Donna Terbizan, PhD, Professor
Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
Julie Garden-Robinson, PhD, LRD, Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU Extension Service