Unlike their city counterparts, rural residents do not sufficiently utilize their open spaces and natural amenities to exercise since rural areas and small towns are more likely to lack the kinds of infrastructure that make walking safe and convenient.
To create healthy communities, walking and bicycling are recommended. However, walking can be much harder to promote than the latest new drug. Rural residents should figure out how to boost this supply of miracle "drug" for themselves and their communities.Read the Entire Article
Federal Programs Related to - Rural Health Services
Outpatient health services that are located in rural areas. Rural Health Care
Federal Programs Related to - Physical Fitness
Programs that support a variety of activities designed to promote physical fitness. Aerobics; Aqua Aerobics; Aquacise; Aquarobics; Aquatic Aerobics; Body Building; Calisthenics; Jazzercise; Muscle Training; Physical Training; Pilates Program; T'ai Chi Ch'uan; Water Aerobics; Water Exercise; Water Fitness; Water Workout; Weight Training; Yoga
Federal Programs Related to - Public, Society Benefit, General/Other
Programs that focus on promoting the effective functioning of government, public administration and public officials and support or provide services required for the effective functioning of society's infrastructure.
Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other
Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.
See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)