l Wildcat Wellness - Gouverneur Central School District
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Wildcat Wellness

Elementary students during fun day playing with a huge parachute

The Wildcat Wellness Initiative was formed to gather ideas on wellness and communicate them with the school and community.
Wildcat Wellness Update

Fitness for Life

The high school fitness center is open Monday through Friday from 3:00-4:00 p.m. for all students and staff.

Resources Disclaimer

Please note that the Wildcat Wellness Initiative does not necessarily support the viewpoints expressed or programs offered by the sources or organizations above. This list is meant to provide ideas and resources for healthy living in our community.

Food, Nutrition & A Healthy Weight

Eating well is crucial for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. These websites provide access to nutrition facts, places to track your nutritional intake and recipes.
Nutrition Nuggets Newsletter
Milk Life
http://www.nutition.gov
Portion distortion
Healthy Eating
Fruits & Vegetables
CDC on Fruits & Vegetables

Physical Activity & A Healthy Weight

Being physically active is a necessary part of a healthy lifestyle. Check out these websites for activity trackers, tips for getting active and more!
Fuel to Play 60
Map My Run
CDC Physical Activity Facts
CDC Physical Activity for a Healthy Weight
New American Plate: Behavior Research in Action
PE Central

Eating Disorders, Body Image & A Healthy Weight

Losing weight may be important to be healthier and feel well, but we must take care not to harm ourselves in the process. These websites describe signs of unhealthy eating behaviors and attitudes to watch for.
General Information on Eating Disorders
Body Image

Heart Health & Exercising

In the United States, heart disease is a major problem for both men and women. It is, according to the CDC, the leading cause of death in this country. People can take measures to protect themselves from heart disease starting in their childhood and into adulthood. The most important measure is to live a healthy lifestyle that includes not only eating healthy, but also exercising routinely.
WebMD: Heart Disease and Exercise
Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity
Walk Off the Weight: Speed-Interval Walking Workout

General Health

Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is one of the many important ways to take care of ourselves and our families. These sites cover a variety of health and wellness topics, from nutrition and fitness to mental health and safety.
http://www.win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/
http://kidshealth.org/
https://www.healthykidschallenge.com/
http://www.cdc.gov/bam/
http://www.kidnetic.com/
http://healthfinder.gov/
http://www.health.ny.gov/healthaz/
https://www.healthiergeneration.org/
http://www.sparkpeople.com/

St. Lawrence County

These are additional resources for a healthy weight and a healthy lifestyle in St. Lawrence County

http://www.gethealthyslc.org/
A Health Initiative created out of a collaboration by Canton-Potsdam Hospital and Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center.

https://www.adklaurentian.org/
Opportunities for free or low cost outdoor physical activity

http://www.gardenshare.org/
Listing of farmer's markets, farm stands and other venues to purchase fresh, locally grown food through St. Lawrence County

http://www.co.st-lawrence.ny.us/departments/planning/trailguide
A trail guide for St. Lawrence County. Also available off this page is a "Map for all Seasons" which lists recreational feature for each town.