Fit Kids Conversations
James Siegal — Senior Fellow at KABOOM! and a board member of the National Fitness Foundation — on how to achieve playspace equity across demographics. As James says here, “Every kid deserves a happy childhood.”
Like Fit Kids, MMA fighter Eugene Jackson got his start in East Palo Alto, a unique community that shaped him, and which he now shapes by providing training for physical and mental fitness through "conscious combatives" at his Rogue Empire gym.
Dr. Aviva Alyeshmerni, MD (aka Dr. Vivi) is a Concierge Pediatrician. Here, she talks nutrition, just one of the topics she addresses on her blog and her "Doc Talks" video interview series at www.AskDrVivi.com.
In Part 2 of our talk with all four members of track & field's Manson Dynasty, we delve deeper into a family dynamic fueled by viewing fitness as fun and a source of achievement and fulfillment.
Listen and learn from this conversation with all four members of track & field's Manson Dynasty, including Amy and Pat Manson, former pro athletes, whose children, Max and Mia, are now following in their footsteps for Stanford University and the University of Michigan, respectively.
Brendan Sullivan, Founder/CEO of Zama Health, explains how his app provides mental health information and services, connecting the app’s users to trainers, and therapists to generate proactive use of physical activity as preventative medicine.
Francesca Schuler, President of the California Fitness Alliance, shares her perspective on the importance of physical activity to mental well-being, how to move our culture toward valuing both, and how to get more people moving from childhood onward.
Dr. Adel Korkor, Founder of the AB Korkor Foundation for Mental Health, shares the origin story of his organization's "Five Fifty Fifty" series of run/walk events and a partnership with Fit Kids to bring our programs to 15 new cities throughout the U.S.