World Obesity Day Is Today

A day to recognize the impact of obesity worldwide and to learn ways to work together to help people live longer, happier, and healthier lives. Today, March 4th, is designated World Obesity Day by the World Obesity Federation. The mission of World Obesity Day is to increase awareness, decrease stigma, encourage advocacy, improve policies, and…

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What is Kinesiology?

And what does it have to do with being healthy? Hello! My name is Madison Crisler, and I am a contributing writer to Jump IN’s blog. I’m here to talk to you about kinesiology. I have a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, and I am currently studying to receive my masters in kinesiology as well. You…

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Every Kid Healthy Week

April 20 – 24 is designated Every Kid Healthy Week, the week to celebrate and commit helping every kid be healthy. Action for Healthy Kids designates the special week to engage children, schools, child cares, and families in healthy behaviors. Each day has a special theme and lots of recommendations for taking healthy actions. You…

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