“Parent Power Now!” is an online community of people interested in working together and learning more about parenting. Aetna has awarded a $75,000 grant and will provide health content for the ParentPowerNow!
Amia Freeman, a certified personal trainer and parent, joined the campaign to support and show families just how easy it is to exercise and eat healthy.
“The verdict is in, obesity is a reality and the fact that it’s been labeled an epidemic could either scare us motionless or empower us to move. My goal is to fuel the movement and help parents recognize as Judge Hatchett says, it only takes 1 more positive choice.”
One more simple movement, one move fruit & veggie, one more bottle of water; the pledge that will combat obesity is being charged to parents everywhere by Judge Hatchett.
Parents have the opportunity to make their pledge at Fit Family Fun Festival kickoff events scheduled for August 7 in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas Los Angeles, and Philadelphia. Amia will offer fitness demonstrations and nutrition support to get participants hearts pumpin’ during a mall-based community walk and information booths and screenings for things such as diabetes and hypertension.
ParentPowernow continues through the school year with online community participants being encouraged to set health goals for themselves. The website will have health tips, health links, interactive exercise and diet diaries, and will challenge people to incorporate more exercise, fruits and vegetables into their lives, starting with a family five-minute morning movement session. In addition, health speakers will address the nation every second Monday night with live talks on the ParentPowerNow!
“For the first time in history, the nation’s children have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. This can be directly attributed to a lack of exercise and poor diet. Through our ParentPowerNow!
Fit Family Fun Festival kickoff events scheduled for August 7 in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas Los Angeles, and Philadelphia. Amia will offer fitness demonstrations and nutrition support to get participants hearts pumpin’ during a mall-based community walk and information booths and screenings for things such as diabetes and hypertension.
Mall-based walk will include 3K & 5K Course, hula hoop and jump rope competitions.
Festival Entry: Free of charge! All welcome! Attractions will include:
* Food and Beverages
* Games and prizes for kids
* Fitness and sports demonstrations
* * Sponsor and vendor booths
* Live entertainment
*face painting, jumping castles, and much more!
Website: For more information, visit http://parentpowernow.com.
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About Amia Freeman
Amia Freeman is a leading expert in group fitness, personal fitness and spiritual growth. She has been taking the fitness world by storm for over 10 years. A featured fitness contributor to national events such as Pantene/Coca Cola’s “Make Every Drop Count/Total You Tour”, Radio One’s “One Love Gospel Cruise” and Food Network’s ‘Faithfully Fit’ feature story in 2005; Amia is inspired to practice, promote and teach diverse health and fitness programs to keep clients motivated, minimize plateaus, and to increase spiritual, physical and mental strength.
Amia Freeman is available for speaking engagements, interviews and fitness workshops.
For information, contact Andre Knighton, (352) 328-5585 and visit www.inneractivefitclub.webs.com