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American Trails is focusing on the issue of improving health through outdoor recreation, along with others in the trails community. With an increasingly sedentary and overweight population, it is vital for trails activists to get involved. Read why trails are so important for America's health...




Resources on the relation of physical activity to good health, with an emphasis on trails and outdoor recreation.

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Trails can be an effective way to involve more Americans
in regular physical activity

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