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Family Sports & Fitness
Take the Challenge Celebrate National Fitness month in May with The Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA+) challenge. >>>
Family Nutrition & Health
Beat Brown Bag Boredom As the school year winds down, parents and kids begin to tire of the routine of it all. Lunch is no exception. >>>
Go Wild! Zoos offer a fun day that’s part education and part exercise. Get up and go to the zoo early to see a majority of the animals in their most active hours. >>>
Parents - you are an important role model for your children. Here are some tips on keeping your family healthy
• Show your family how to savor their favorite higher-calorie foods and beverages by enjoying smaller portions together. • Stay committed to consistent physical activity. The benefit to your kids’ future is clear– “Family” time is “active” time and…FUN TIME! • “Making it a family affair” moves you from being passive to participatory. • Make planning and preparation active learning opportunities and also “family time”. • Read more about nutrient-rich items and portion size on USAF LivingFit.
Have Your Comfort Foods and Be Healthy Too!
As winter settles in and temperatures fall, curling up with a blanket and a hot bowl of our favorite “comfort food” sounds very appealing. Macaroni and cheese, creamy mashed potatoes and piping-hot chicken potpie help satisfy the body’s instinctual drive to stay toasty and conserve energy for the winter ahead! You can have your comfort foods and eat light too. Let’s explore how. >>>
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USAF FitFamily Latest News
Summer camp opportunities for military families This summer there are several camp opportunities that are free (or minimal cost) for military youth, teens and families. READ MORE.
PLAYpass Deployment Support and the AF Teen Council (AFTC) are hosting a team video contest! Teens will work together to create an instructional video for our troops downrange and compete for 10 new iPads! READ MORE.
JB Andrews Receives 4-H Health Rocks! Grant JB Andrews Youth Programs was awarded a $2500 4-H Health Rocks! Grant from the University of Maryland (UMD) Cooperative Extension Service. READ MORE.