Elk Grove's Fit Tip

Elk Grove's Nutrition Tip

March is National Nutrition Month, a month designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.  The City of Elk Grove’s “Join the Movement” program has teamed up with Assemblymember Dr. Richard Pan to offer nutrition tips throughout March.

Friday, March 28

25 Healthy Snacks for Kids - Check out these 25 fun, healthy snacks from Registered Dietitians.

Tuesday, March 25

Healthy Cooking Classes in Elk Grove - 5 healthy cooking classes are here in Elk Grove.

Tuesday, March 18

Healthy tips for a picky eater Is your child a picky eater? Relax, it’s normal! Learn more about picky eating and tips for picky eaters.

Thursday, March 13

Elk Grove Farmers’ Market - Stock up on fresh, locally-grown fruits and veggies at the Elk Grove Farmers’ Market this weekend!

Tuesday, March 11

Looking for a healthy, grab-n-go breakfast alternative? Click here for a great Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Bars recipe.

Friday, March 7

Dining out this weekend? Here’s how to eat healthy even when you’re at your favorite Elk Grove restaurant. Eat out, eat well.

Tuesday, March 4

Check out these easy, healthy (and free!) National Nutrition Month recipes.

Monday, March 3

March is National Nutrition Month. The City teamed up with Assemblymember Dr. Pan to offer nutrition tips throughout the month.  Stay informed.

Fit Tips

Elk Grove's Fit Tips

Friday

Join the Movement Calendar. Stay up to date with the latest Elk Grove fitness activities and events.

Thursday

How does your garden grow? Growing your own fruit and veggies is easier than you'd think. The Elk Grove Community Garden and Learning Center is just the plae to learn how.

Wednesday

Healthy mind, healthy body. Our friends at Kaiser Permenente offer classes on Tai Chi, Pilates and Yoga at nerby locations for members and nonmembers.

Tuesday

Free Half Marathon Training Tonight. Interested in training for a half marathon? The Elk Grove Library has you covered. Learn from expert coaches tonight at a free workshop.

Monday

Farm to Fork. Several Elk Grove restaurants are part of the “Farm to Fork” movement. Click here to see which ones.

Fit Tips:

Friday

Explore the great outdoors with the kiddos right here in Elk Grove this weekend! Our printable scavenger hunt will get you started.

Thursday

Elk Grove Regional Park Jogging Trail. New runner? The jogging trail around Elk Grove Regional Park is a great place to start. (1.44 miles around)

Wednesday

Blue Heron Trails at Stone Lakes. Elk Grove’s newest nature area is at Blue Heron Trails at Stone Lake. Let’s visit!

Tuesday

Cruise the Cosumnes River Preserve. Yes, you can kayak and canoe in the Elk Grove area. Grab your paddle and cruise the Cosumnes River Preserve! Learn more.

Monday

Farm to Fork. Several Elk Grove restaurants are part of the “Farm to Fork” movement. Click here to see which ones.

Fit Tips:

Saturday:

It's easy to plan your next bike trip in Elk Grove and beyond thanks to this interactive bike trip planner.

Friday:

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is one of Elk Grove’s best kept secrets. Get in some exercise while exploring local wetlands and wildlife.

Thursday:

Fresh fruits and veggies from local farms? Yes please!  Elk Grove’s Certified Farmers’ Market happens every Saturday morning at the Laguna Gateway Center.

Wednesday:

Surfing in Elk Grove? Yep, that’s right. Catch a wave and get some exercise at SurfXtreme Indoor Surfing.

Tuesday:

Even Fido can “Join the Movement”! The CSD has three parks just for Elk Grove’s four-legged residents

Monday:

Need a new fitness goal to stay motivated on that resolution? It’s the perfect time to start training for the Elk Grove Running of the Elk Half Marathon and Thrive 5K.

Fit Tips:

Monday:

Mapped and Marked 5k or 10k Trails

Tuesday:

Elk Grove is home to 20+ gyms and dance studios. Tell us, what’s your favorite?

Wednesday:

Check out the fitness equipment at Elk Grove’s Rain Garden Plaza

Thursday:

Sunny days call for a long bike ride. Download the Elk Grove bike map and get out, and get active.

Friday:

Golf your way into a healthy new year!   Book a tee time at CSD Emerald Lakes Golf Course.  Bonus points if you ditch the cart!

Saturday:

Explore the great outdoors with the kiddos right here in Elk Grove this weekend!  Our printable scavenger hunt will get you started.