Photo of two girls at a swim meet and photo of a girl jumping rope Participate in Programs

The President’s Council has a number of programs and initiatives to help inspire you to be active, eat well, and get healthy. Learn more about each program and how you can get involved and be on your way to a healthier you.

President's Challenge

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The President's Challenge, the long-standing awards program of the President’s Council, helps people of all ages and abilities improve their fitness, physical activity, and nutrition habits through a suite of recognition programs.

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PALA+

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PALA+, a program of the President’s Challenge, promotes physical activity AND good nutrition, because it takes both to lead a healthy lifestyle. Sign up for the six-week program to help you maintain or improve your health.

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Presidential Youth Fitness Program

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The Presidential Youth Fitness Program is a comprehensive school-based program that promotes health and regular physical activity for America’s youth.

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Joining Forces

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Joining Forces is a national initiative to give our service members and their families the opportunities and support they have earned. With the Council, Joining Forces is expanding access to wellness programs for service members and their families.

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I Can Do It, You Can Do It!

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I Can Do It, You Can Do It! ensures access to health care and access to physical fitness and wellness opportunities for persons with disabilities.

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Physical Activity Initiative

Dominique DaweseThe Physical Activity Initiative is our public service campaign featuring co-chairs Drew Brees and Dominique Dawes.
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Let's Move!

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Let's Move! is a comprehensive, national initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of childhood obesity within a generation so that kids born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.

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Council Awards

The President’s Council gives out numerous awards during the year for those who have contributed in various ways to the advancement or promotion of physical activity, fitness, sports, or nutrition nationwide.

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