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What Will It Take to Get Idaho Kids Healthy and Fit?

by Lindsay H. on Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Today’s children are the first generation at risk of living shorter lives than their parents due to the harmful effects of childhood obesity. Physical activity is a key part of a healthy childhood. Yet many students fall short of the recommended 60 minutes of daily physical activity.

What do you think it will take to get Idaho kids healthy and fit? Are your kids getting enough physical activity in school? Are you a PE teacher struggling to protect precious minutes of physical activity in your students’ day? Have you seen kids discover a healthier lifestyle through school PE? What great things are happening in school fitness in Idaho? Does your school have it figured out?

We want to hear your story. Click here to share your triumphs and challenges in raising a generation of healthy, active kids. Simply enter your story in the open box and click submit.

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