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President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Real People, Real Stories

The real stories below will help you find easy and creative ways to incorporate activity into your life. Then, share your story of physical activity with us by filling out the form at the bottom of the page.

Feature: Grant Hill, NBA All-Star

Council member and seven-time NBA All-Star Grant Hill says being physically active is all about having fun and we should all try to get our kids active. "When I was young, we had plenty of video games and I played a lot of them, but I also got a lot of activity." Hill stresses the importance of teaching the benefits to all children, regardless of ability. For more of Hill's physical activity tips, watch the video below.

Share Your Story

Do you have a story about how you stay active or get your kids off the couch and moving outdoors? We want to hear from you! Submit your story for a chance to be featured on our website.

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Keep sneakers with you at work to mix in physical activity throughout the day


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