Healthy Heart Health and Wellness
Adult Fitness

Eight steps to a healthier heart

Try one (or all!) of these eight easy steps to improve your heart health.


The health benefits of getting a good night's sleep

A good night’s sleep—seven to nine hours of uninterrupted slumber—can help you ward off colds and even heart disease, improve concentration and mood, keep you from putting on pounds, and make you look younger.


Six ways to prevent (or reverse) Type 2 diabetes

Are you at risk for metabolic syndrome, the precursor to Type 2 diabetes? Protect yourself with these six tips.

From the CSE

From the Chief: Toward a Fit Future

What’s behind the BSA’s plans for an all-out health and wellness initiative?


Fitness: Best Supporting Action

Building a stronger midsection will make your whole body feel better.


Fitness: You Have No Excuses

Follow this total-body workout now to ready your muscles for outdoor adventure with your troop or crew.


Lighten Your Load

A five-step plan to help you stick with your New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and exercise.


Fitness: 'Tis the Season to Overeat

How to survive the holiday buffet without packing on the pounds.

Boy Scout Leadership

Fat Chance

People who recite the Boy Scout Oath promise to keep themselves ‘physically strong.’ That goes for adult leaders, too. It’s time for you and your Scouts to get fitter and faster—and avoid missing out on Scouting’s greatest adventures.

Backpacking & Hiking

Fitness: Train for the Trail

Try this easy, no-gym exercise routine to lose weight and get fit for backpacking.