No matter what age you are, it's never too late to start moving your body. Regular physical activity is a gift that you can give to yourself. Physical activity promotes good health and a better outlook on life. If you've been sedentary for ... READ MORE
Written by: Angelika Keene, Public Health Specialist
This year, it is more important than ever to focus on adopting a healthier lifestyle. If you started 2022 with goals of improving your health, fitness, and well-being but have had trouble ... READ MORE
On January 11, 2021, the UF/IFAS Extension Service kicked off the first-ever "Walk Across Wakulla" campaign. This campaign is focused on increasing the wellness and physical activity of Wakulla County residents (or anyone else who would like ... READ MORE
Summer is a great time to get up and active, and in Florida, there are many outdoor activities available to help us do so. From biking to trail walking, to the many water sports and more, there’s no reason we shouldn’t be moving. Did you ... READ MORE
Happy New Year! Have you set goals or resolutions for 2020? Whether your resolution is to focus on your health, spend more time with family and friends, or try a new hobby, there are many ways to incorporate nature to help achieve your goals.
Many ... READ MORE
What intensity level are your workouts? Once you get the all-clear from your doctor, make sure you know what intenstiy level of exercise you are doing, as this can help you reach your health goals. Your level is determined by your target heart ... READ MORE
Looking for something fun to do this summer? There’s nothing like relaxing with a good book! This UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences selection of staff-recommended titles covers a wide variety of unique topics. So, whether you’re ... READ MORE
Are you looking to start an exercise routine for the first time? Or are you looking to pick up an exercise regimen again after taking some time off from physical activity? Exercise can help prevent or reverse many chronic diseases; an inactive ... READ MORE
Last week, I mentioned that May is Blood Pressure Awareness month. But did you know that May is also Physical Fitness and Sports Month? There are a number of different ways to “celebrate” this, but in case you need some ideas, here is ... READ MORE
StrongBodies is a 10-week exercise program for middle aged and older men and women.
Each class includes progressive weight training, flexibility, and balance activities.The class meets twice a week for about 60 minutes and goes through a routine ... READ MORE