Be Active Your Way

Finding fun activities to keep you fit starts here!  Be active your way; no matter what your age, ability, size or shape happens to be.  The world is your playground! 

Make health and fitness easier to achieve with these awesome websites and mobile apps: – An online community for people interested in running races, team sports and recreational activities.  Race schedules are posted by city.  Interact with others who share your interests, start online training programs, and access nutrition, fitness and training tips. – Make the world your playground!  Find anything you want to do, anywhere you want to it!  This is the site to search for the activity that will satisfy your wildest desires! – Plot your running routes over mountains (view elevation), through the woods (topo maps), and speeding through the city (street level views) with just a few mouse clicks!  Once your running map is complete you can quickly view it in 3D, satellite maps, or share it with friends. – This is the place to find hiking trails, mountain bike trails, road biking routes, running trails, walking trails, snowshoe trails, paddle routes, rail trails or just about any other type of outdoor activity. – There are over 68,000 interest groups from around the world listed in this site.  If you would rather stay close to home, type in your zip code and find a group in your own backyard!

National Park Service – “The realization is coming that perhaps our greatest national heritage is nature itself, with all its complexity and its  abundance of life, which, when combined with great scenic beauty as it is in the national parks, becomes of unlimited value.” wrote George Wright,  the father of science in the National Park Service.

National Parks:  Accessible to Everyone – This website showcases trails, activities, and other features that are accessible throughout the National Park System nationwide.  Whenever possible the programs, exhibits and informational opportunities are offered to all visitors. In many cases the opportunities are designed specifically for disabled visitors based often on the type of disability. – Check out the extensive resource calendar for adaptive events throughout our nation.  Sports Abilities has 26 different adaptive activities listed on this awesome website; everything from basketball to rock climbing.  

Skimble– Download Workout Trainer on your smartphone and get fit with free workouts led by expert trainers! Your own personal fitness trainer will guide you through exercises with timed, step-by-step audio, photo and video instructions. Whether you’re doing bodyweight workouts at home or lifting weights at the gym, Skimble’s Workout Trainer will help you get fit with 1000’s of free workouts!

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