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Mission Statement

Mission

Fitness Forward is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission it is to lead youth to live well . Integrating scientifically grounded evidence, innovative technologies, and targeted social marketing, we aim to reverse the dangerous rise in chronic disease, obesity and mental illness among youth.

Vision

We envision a day when all children, regardless of background or circumstance, will grow up with the knowledge, motivation and tools to live healthy, happy lives.


Description

Who we are

Fitness Forward has been implementing innovative health promotion programs targeting youth since 2004. Our signature program, Drive2Fitness, directly targets elementary-aged youth in various communities around the country. Drive2Fitness is an awareness building program that engages young people to reflect daily on 5 specific health behaviors that will help them lead healthier, happier, more energetic lives:

  • At least 1 hour of physical activity
  • Less than 1 hour of TV or Video Games
  • Drink Water, but No sugar-added drinks
  • Eat 5-9 fruits and vegetables
  • Sleep 9-11 hours a night

Website

http://www.fitnessforward.org

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