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Young woman demonstrating the Superman Pull core exercise.

Building a Strong Core

The midsection is a part of the body that many individuals strive to sculpt, strengthen and increase lean muscle tissue. While it may be easy to think of the core as just the abdominals, it involves many more muscles.

Group of adults and children playing doubleball game in a field

Dakota & Lakota Traditional Games Resource

Play these games to promote the development of physical endurance, coordination, dexterity, quickness and strength.

an elderly man and woman walking on green grass
Feb 16

Walk With Ease Workshop (WWE) @ Volga

Walk With Ease (WWE) is a 6-week walking program, developed by the Arthritis Foundation, aimed at helping individuals start or maintain a safe walking program in their lives.

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

an elderly man and woman walking on green grass
Jan 14

Walk With Ease Workshop (WWE) @ Custer

Walk With Ease (WWE) is a 6-week walking program, developed by the Arthritis Foundation, aimed at helping individuals start or maintain a safe walking program in their lives.

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

an elderly man and woman walking on green grass
Feb 25

Walk With Ease Workshop (WWE) @ Watertown

Walk With Ease (WWE) is a 6-week walking program, developed by the Arthritis Foundation, aimed at helping individuals start or maintain a safe walking program in their lives.

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

an elderly man and woman walking on green grass
Jan 14

Walk With Ease Workshop (WWE) @ De Smet

SDSU Extension will host a Walk With Ease (WWE) program on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:45 AM CDT during Jan 14 - Feb 20, 2020 at the De Smet Event & Wellness Center (705 Wilder Ln., SW, De Smet SD 57231).

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

an elderly man and woman walking on green grass
Jan 06

Walk With Ease Workshop (WWE) @ Scotland

SDSU Extension will host a Walk With Ease (WWE) program on January 6 - February 14, 2020 at 9:45 AM CDT at the Scotland Community Room and High School Gym (711 4th St., Scotland, SD 57059.

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

an elderly man and woman walking on green grass
Jan 13

Walk With Ease (WWE) Self-Guided Program January - February

Are you looking to start walking, but not able to commit to an in-person walking group at this time? If so, SDSU Extension is excited to offer an online self-directed walking program to jumpstart your walking goals.

Walk With Ease, Health, Physical Activity

Lunch room in a daycare facility with plates set on the tables and fall decorations in the background.

Importance of Proper Nutrition and Physical Activity in Early Childhood

Childcare outside the home is relatively common in the United States, as a majority of children ages two-to-five attend some type of childcare and spend roughly 30 hours per week in others care. Due to this, both parents and early childhood educators are responsible to ensure children are receiving the nutrition they need for proper childhood development.

Woman in pink shirt buckling helmet under her chin

Bike Safety

View information about the benefits of biking and how to ride safely.