Fitness should be fun! Physical activity programs here are designed to promote healthy body weight, strength and better general health.

Check the links below for helpful information on how to be more physically active:




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Calculators for Fitness and Health

As you start exercising, here are some quick and easy calculators to help you benchmark your current health and fitness condition and set goals for where you want to go.

These tools come from Owensboro Medical Health System (OMHS), who also helped fund our new Fit Trail on campus.

n the OMHS site, you'll find these calculators:

Body Mass Index Calculator
Approximate how much body fat you have by simply entering your height and weight.

Calorie Burner Counter Calculator

Estimate how many calories your favorite activity burns.
Target Heart Rate Calculator
Know your target heart rate to help you get the most out of your exercise.
Desirable Body Weight Calculator
Know your target heart rate to help you get the most out of your exercise.

Nutritional Needs Calculator
Enter your age and type of body frame to estimate your healthy body weight.

Waist to Hip Calculator
Determine your body shape and find out what that shape means.




Physical Activity for Everyone

From the Centers for Disease Control, the site gives guidance to fit regular exercise into your daily schedule. It may seem difficult at first, but the guidelines are now more flexible than ever, giving you the freedom to reach your physical activity goals through different types and amounts of activities each week.

Strength Training

The website of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, geared toward athletes.


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