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Fit Kids’ Ashley Hunter on Move to Live®More Podcast

Dr. Amy Bantham recently interviewed Ashley Hunter as a guest on the Move to Live More podcast. On the episode titled "Learning the Language of Movement" Ashley covered everything from the Fit Kids origin story to addressing the fitness opportunity gap.
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An Olympian’s Life Lessons for Kids

HollyMcPeak (3-time Olympian in Beach Volleyball, Bronze Medalist, ESPN Commentator, and Co-Owner of Elite Beach Volleyball youth club) gets us fired up for the 2024 Olympics and discusses life lessons for kids through sports and fitness.
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Major Impact On and Off the Field

Major Wright went from highlight hits as a safety for the 2008 College Football Champion Florida Gators to NFL stardom to post-career mental health struggles. His recovery includes starting The Wright Way Foundation and its Mr. Good Deed Tuesday campaign, which trains kids in kindness.
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The Power of Play

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.”
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Giving Kids a Fighting Chance

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.
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Food for Thought

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.
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Fit Kids Wins Grant from The Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation 

We are proud to announce that Fit Kids is a winner of The Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation’s 2023 Local Impact Grants Challenge. The Foundation is granting nearly $2.5 million this year to non-profits that are strengthening their communities. “Winning this competitive grant will help Fit Kids strengthen
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Fit Kids & Social-Emotional Learning

Many schools and community centers considering a Fit Kids partnership wonder about our organization’s take on social-emotional learning. Social-emotional learning has become one of the most important components of education, especially in light of how the pandemic affects children and their overall school and community center
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