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May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month! The President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition is excited to encourage everyone to go play and #MoveInMay.
There are countless ways to get moving and we are asking our partners to help us inspire all Americans to be active. Below are links to additional information, resources, and social media content that you can use to inspire people to get active.
Help us celebrate the month by using the information below to spread the word about National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, National Physical Education & Sport Week, National Bike to School Day, National Women's Health Week, and Senior Health & Fitness Day!
- 2018 Presidential Proclamation for National Physical Fitness & Sports Month (2019 Presidential Proclamation coming soon!)
- Blog: Try Something New During National Physical Fitness & Sports Month! (Check back for a new blog by PCSFN Co-Chair Herschel Walker early in May.)
NATIONAL PHYSICAL FITNESS & SPORTS MONTH
- May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month! Get out, get active, and show how you play! #MoveInMay
- It’s National Physical Fitness & Sports Month! Grab a ball, hit the track, pick up a racket, take a dive or whatever else inspires you to play. There are so many ways to get active in sports. Choose 1 and have fun! #MoveInMay
Share the image below in your social media messages. Be sure to tag @FitnessGov and use the #MoveInMay hashtag.
NATIONAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION & SPORT WEEK (MAY 1-7)
2019 Theme: health. moves. minds. #healthmovesminds
NATIONAL BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY (MAY 8)
Last year, 3,205 communities participated in National Bike to School Day. Find out how you can participate this year, and let's make 2019's event even bigger!
NATIONAL WOMEN'S HEALTH WEEK (MAY 12-18)
National Women's Health Week kicks off on Mother's Day. Learn how you can help the women in your life make their health a priority!
NATIONAL SENIOR HEALTH & FITNESS DAY (MAY 29)
Always held the last Wednesday in May, this year marks the 26th annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day. Join the 100,000 older adults that will be participating in activities at more than 1,000 locations across the nation!
Stay tuned to Fitness.gov for updates on information and content for National Physical Fitness & Sports Month. Be sure to visit our blog and Ways to Be Active page for ideas to get moving in May and everyday.
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