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April - June 2013 - Fitness


Celebrating Fatherhood and Quality Family Time

Fitness, Physical Education | June, 13 2013

By: Chris Paul, PCFSN Council Member, NBA All-Star and Father of Two

In the spirit of Father’s Day during Men’s Health Week and in celebration of President Obama’s Fatherhood Initiative, some of us wrote messages to father or our own kid(s) about the impact they have in our lives. All of us seemed to agree on one essential truth: spending quality time with loved ones can have a positive and lasting impact on our health, happiness and well-being.

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Fathers, Families & Fitness

Fitness, Fitness Tips, Physical Activity | June, 11 2013

By: Cornell McClellan, Member of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

As a personal trainer, I’ve always placed a priority on maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle. And, when I became a father and then a grandfather, I knew that I owed it to myself and my family to dedicate extra attention to the way I treated my personal health. My wellbeing was not just about me anymore; it was about the loved ones who would count on me to be there as a father, grandfather, husband and best friend.

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Celebrating Physical Fitness for All

Childhood Obesity, Fitness, National Physical Fitness and Sports Month | May, 30 2013

By: J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health

Fitness is a word that means something different to everyone. For some, it’s a necessity. A prerequisite for health and wellbeing. For others, it’s a journey. A work in progress. An aspiration. An opportunity.

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Promoting Health Equity During Minority Health Month and Beyond

Fitness, Physical Activity | April, 29 2013

By: Michelle Kwan, Member of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

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