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Take the First Step to Fitness by Joining the Surgeon General in the #StepItUpUSA Challenge!

Fitness, Physical Activity | October 12, 2016

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Temps cooling? Check. Leaves changing? Check. Feet walking? Check! The start of fall is the perfect time to recommit to being fit. Welcome to Walk-Tober! Time to start—or restart—a daily walking routine.

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The Fastest Way to Living Healthy Starts Right Now. Let's go from #0to60 every day!

Nutrition, Physical Activity | August 31, 2016

By: Dominique Dawes, Co-Chair, President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

I am thrilled to share that the #0to60 Campaign is officially live! A collaborative effort between the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition and the National Foundation on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, #0to60 aims to empower Americans of all ages to adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity and good nutrition. We teamed up with First Lady Michelle Obama and Funny Or Die star, Nick Offerman, to unveil a new #0to60 App, mobile-ready website, and “History of Exercise” video!

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Make your Fourth of July Barbeque the Best Yet!

Nutrition, Physical Activity | July 1, 2016

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

July 4th is a wonderful time to celebrate friends, family, food, and fun! Many turn to pre-made chips, dips, and sauces when it’s time to eat, but there are even more delicious and healthy choices out there. Whether you enjoy barbecuing in the backyard or at a local park, try bringing some of these fresh foods and activities to this year’s celebration.

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Go from #0to60 for Men’s Health Month!

Nutrition, Physical Activity | June 17, 2016

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

June is the start of summer, the celebration of Father’s Day, and when our nation honors Men’s Health Month! Men’s Health Month aims to bring awareness to health conditions that men are most at risk for and also encourage early detection and prevention of these conditions.

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Make 2016 Your Healthiest Year Yet!

Nutrition, Physical Activity | January 4, 2016

By: Cornell McClellan, Member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Now is the perfect time to reflect on your successes and challenges from last year, and set new goals to guide you in 2016! This year, consider setting goals to keep you healthy and fit for years to come. After all, a healthy lifestyle is a goal that we all can strive for and attain, regardless of age or ability level. With the right tools and information, you will be better prepared to increase or maintain your level of fitness and make a commitment to doing it!

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


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