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NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH & FITNESS DAY USA – Last Saturday in September

NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH & FITNESS DAY USA – Last Saturday in September

NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH & FITNESS DAY USA

The entire family gets involved with National Family Health & Fitness Day on the last Saturday in September. 

The day promotes family involvement in physical activity in support of one of the goals of the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Physical Activity and Health. When families strive to be healthy together, the success rate increases. Incorporating exercise and a healthy diet into a family’s lifestyle takes a team effort. It’s kind of like celebrations. Who celebrates alone? 

Reaching health goals as a family becomes a fun activity. Families cook together and learn which flavors fit their lifestyle best. While learning new exercise routines, families encourage each other. When one member finds success, it challenges the other family members to pick up the pace. We support each other to bike, walk, or stretch through to the next peak. 

When we make the experience a positive one, we also improve the bonds between family members. We grow together and develop new skills that we will carry with us for a lifetime. 

HOW TO OBSERVE #FamilyHealthAndFitnessDayUSA

Get out and play as a family. It’s important to do something physical every day. Whether the family goes for a walk, throws a Frisbee, or plays with the dogs, get the heart rate up. Another thing to do is learn portion sizes. Then go through the house and reduce or eliminate the unhealthy snacks in the house. Replace them with fruits and vegetables. Start cooking together. Aim for at least one meal week and work up to cooking every day together.

Find events and more activities at fitnessday.com to join in the celebration and use #FamilyHealthAndFitnessDayUSA to post on social media.

NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY USA HISTORY

Family Health And Fitness Day USA is organized by the Health Information Resource Center.  The day was started in 1996.

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DATES
28 September 2019
26 September 2020
25 September 2021
24 September 2022
30 September 2023
28 September 2024
27 September 2025
26 September 2026
25 September 2027
30 September 2028
29 September 2029

 

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