Patricia Henze , 1-800-828-8225
Largest Family Health & Fitness Event Set for September 24, 2016
IL - Thousands of adults and children are expected to participate
in the 20th annual Family Health & Fitness Day USA (FHFD) held on
Saturday, September 24, 2016.
will participate at locations throughout the country. Events will
take place at community sites including hospitals, health clubs,
YMCAs, state & county health departments, park districts, houses
of worship, and schools.
as a public/private partnership by the Health Information Resource
Centersm, Family Health & Fitness Day USA
was conceived, in part, as a response to the U.S. Surgeon General's
Report on Physical Activity and Health. This landmark report made
it clear that health benefits can be obtained from moderate physical
activity on a regular basis. In addition, the Surgeon General's
Report stated that the majority of Americans, and especially children
from 12 to 21, are not exercising nearly enough.
year's programs will include exercise demonstrations, health fairs,
family walks and more. Most programs involve family activities as
well as education and information about health and fitness topics.
are now entering our 20th year as a national family health and fitness
event," says Pat Henze, FHFD director. "Our goals for Family Health
& Fitness Day are to emphasize the importance and fun of regular
physical activity and to encourage families of all ages to take
advantage of the many health and fitness programs offered in their
more information about the 2016 Family Health & Fitness Day, please
contact Patricia Henze at 1-800-828-8225, weekdays 8-6 Central time.
The FHFD 24-hour fax: 847-816-8662. E-mail: info(at)fitnessday(dot)com.
Or visit the Family Health & Fitness Day website: fitnessday.com/family.