University of Maryland Extension

Resources

Walk MD! Tools

Individual Activity Log
Group Tally Log
Exercise Equivalent Chart

Publications

Up for the Challenge is a 4-H Youth Development fitness, nutrition and health curriculum for school-aged, middle school and teen youth. It was written for military afterschool programs but is easily adaptable to any afterschool or 4-H club setting. The 290-page curriculum is divided into five chapters with each chapter containing multiple lessons in physical activity, nutrition and healthy decision making. Lessons range in scope and length from 30-60 minute nutrition and/or physical activities to a multi-week wellness event. Each lesson provides expected youth outcomes, instructor essential information, preparation instructions, supplies, lesson time, handouts and opportunities for reflection.

Web pages

Let's Move LogoLet’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, and dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Combining comprehensive strategies with common sense, Let's Move! is about: putting children on the path to a healthy future during their earliest months and years; giving parents helpful information and fostering environments that support healthy choices; providing healthier foods in our schools; ensuring that every family has access to healthy, affordable food; and helping kids become more physically active.
The website has sections called Eat Healthy, Get Active and Take Action.

Apps

Free app for pedometer: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pedometer-free/id362306160?mt=8

Map My Walk: turn your iPhone into a walk tracking pedometer. Easily track route, pace, calories, distance, time with audio.

Widgets

Walk Across Texas Mileage Equivalents Calculator

Mileage Equivalents Calculator

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