For Participants

This page is dedicated to providing participants with helpful links to increase the potential for success not only during their time in the program, but to maintain success after completion (note: many of these websites have apps for your Smart Phone as well!).

Food Tracking Tools for Success

www.myfitnesspal.com – Free online food and exercise tracking tool that can also be downloaded through a smartphone application and syncronizes personal data

http://www.sparkpeople.com/ – Free nutrition journal, fitness plan and expansive resources for recipes and MUCH more

http://www.calorieking.com/ – Online food and exercise journal with paper and pencil resources at a minimal cost

http://loseit.com/ – Online food and exercise journal with resources for FREE!

Recipe Resources

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/HealthyCooking/Simple-Cooking-with-Heart-Home-Page_UCM_430043_SubHomePage.jsp – Simple Cooking with Heart from the American Heart Association

http://sparkrecipes.com/ – An excellent database filled with healthy recipe options

http://eatingwell.com/ – Another great recipe website with a great search function (they also have a mobile app called ‘Healthy in a Hurry’!)

Exercise Links and Resources

http://www.mapmywalk.com/ – Plan and track your walks ahead of time

http://www.fitlink.com/walking-tracks-parks – By signing up for FitLink you can find many activity resources
http://www.coolrunning.com/engine/2/2_3/ – A Couch to 5K Program to help first time runners

Additional Resources

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ – Informational USDA site on the plate method

http://www.fooducate.com – a helpful app for understanding food labels and making healthy choices

http://www.diabetes.org/ – excellent resource for diabetes management as well as recipes

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One response

20 07 2012
Crystal Stewart

Some other exercise resources for the smart phone. Endomondo and Runkeeper. Both work with gps on a smart phone.

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