Welcome to the Fitness Center

Being active means different things to different people. We developed the Fitness Center to appeal to you no matter what level of physical activity you currently enjoy (even if the answer is none!). Let us show you how to develop an activity program that's right for you.

IMPORTANT: This website is not intended to be a substitute for consultation with your personal physician and/or health care provider. Before you engage in any program of physical activity, please consult your physician.

Assessment: Find handy tools for assessing your readiness to fit physical activity into your life and for rating your activity and fitness levels.

Nutrition: Learn what to eat and what to take to maximize your workout.

Information: Learn about the benefits of becoming more active, take the Physical Activity IQ Test, and locate definitions for physical activity buzzwords.

Barriers: Overcome barriers to fitness with this guide.

Improvement: Find out about the different ways to approach adding physical activity to your life and chart your progress.

FAQ: Check our FAQ section for basic information about the Fitness Center and physical activity.

Take Our Survey


We need your help! Periodically we conduct a survey of our visitors and use the results to help guide our planning process for future programming. We really want to know what you think, and your answers will help us improve the Shape Up America! organization. Please take a few minutes to share your questions, thoughts and ideas. Your responses will be kept strictly confidential.

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Donate to SUA


Please consider a donation to Shape Up America! Your tax-deductible contribution helps us develop new initiatives to address the problem of obesity in America.

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