April 2015

Kids in The Game: Go! Grants

Kids in The Game Go! Grants

 The Sport and Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) in partnership with PHIT America, is funding Kids in the Game  Go! Grants, offering schools serving students ages 5-12 grants to increase physical activity. The grants of  $1,000-$5,000 are designed to get kids moving before, after, and during school.The grants are targeted at public or charter schools with little or no organized physical activity. Schools must be enrolled or willing to enroll in Let’s Move! Active Schools.

5 Testing Tid-Bits for Parents

 While combing through emails this morning, I came across one that I had been copied on from one of our Fit Nation Teachers.  This teachers was seinding a quick note about the upcoming class testing schedule and had a couple of reminders listed to help parents prep their kids for the long days ahead.

Rainy Day Activities

7 Creative Ideas for Rainy Day Activities

 Adventure to Fitness CEO, Michael Rhattigan, shares with us 7 ideas to help keep kids entertained  indoors on rainy days: "April showers bring May flowers," but these showers can also increase the need for indoor activities.

Think Outside the Basket - 5 Healthy Easter Gifts

5 Healthy Easter Basket Ideas

Happy Spring!  Easter is just a few days away and where has the time gone?  Don't run to the store and load up on sweet treats. Think outside the "basket" and do something a little more creative and healthy this year.  Leonardo, the newest addition to the Adventure to Fitness team (pictured above) has 5 easy ideas to help you out:1. Healthy Scavenger hunt - fill plastic Easter eggs with clues like: "Hey busy bee, sit down and stretch, then run to the nearest tree!" or "Do 10 pushups, or can you do more? When you're done check the back door!".2.

Heroes Come in All Shapes and Sizes

In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, we thought it would be the opportune time to re-share this beautiful story from our friend, Austin, who is not only an inspiration to all of us, but encourages everyone to take adventures beyond the screen."I first "met" Austin in December 2013." says Adventure to Fitness CEO, Michael Rhattigan, when his mother, Robin, phoned Adventure to Fitness.