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Web Links: Exercise

Fitness Quiz (Mayo Clinic)

Physical Activity (CDC) 

My Fitness Plan - Getting Started! (Center for Young Women’s Health – Children’s Hospital Boston) 

Walking: A Step in the Right Direction (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) 
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Exercise for a Healthy Back: Strengthening, Flexibility and Aerobic Exercise (Mayfield Brain & Spine) 

Exercise Counts: How Many Calories Will Your Activity Burn? (American Cancer Society) 

How to Choose a Fitness Center (WebMD) 

Exercise Guidelines during Pregnancy (American Pregnancy Association) 

Exercise and Physical Fitness – MedlinePlus  

Exercise for Seniors – MedlinePlus

 

 

 

 

Last Updated February 2009

 

Exercise Books, Pamphlets & Videos

Physical Activity Videos (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Be Active Your Way: A Guide for Adults (Dept. of Health and Human Services) 

Publications (Weight Control Information Network)  

Yoga Exercises for Teens: Developing a Calmer Mind and a Stronger Body
Helen Purperhart (2008)

The No Sweat Exercise Plan (Harvard Medical School Guides) 
Harvey Simon (2006)

Fit and Pregnant: The Pregnant Woman's Guide to Exercise 
Joan Marie Butler (2006) 

The Fitness Factor: Every Woman's Key to a Lifetime of Health and Well Being
Lisa Callahan (2004) 

 

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