The Activity Works Blog

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Making the Food Connection

June 25, 2013

As you know, how we eat has a big impact on how we feel, and the right diet can fuel more efficient activity when we are active. That being said, there are still many challenges in promoting healthy food choices to America’s youth, even as First Lady [...]

Preparing Your Students for a Healthy Summer

June 12, 2013

For those of us who teach or work on child health initiatives, the school year affords many opportunities to distill positive behaviors. From incorporating smart eating choices into the cafeteria to implementing activity breaks into the classroom that make [...]

Activity Works Applauds NYC Excellence in School Wellness Award Winners

June 7, 2013

When it comes to creating real change in child wellness, positive reinforcement is a critical tool – not just for the children, but for those who work so hard to instill healthy behaviors. Many progressive cities and districts understand that, and have [...]