PHIT Act passes the House!

Great news from our friends at PHIT America.org:

Historic Positive Vote!

In a major step to help overcome the ‘Inactivity Pandemic’ and improve the health of Americans, The US House of Representatives late this afternoon passed the PHIT Act by a bipartisan measure of 277-142. This comes less than two weeks after being passed by the House Ways and Means Committee.

Now the PHIT Act moves to the Senate. We still have a lot of work to do on many fronts. We will keep you posted but your support has helped. Lets keep the pressure on. We are ‘moving it down the field’.

PHIT America thanks you for your support. The ‘Inactivity Pandemic’ continues to get worse but passing the PHIT Act is a great step to create an active, fit and healthy America.

Soon we will be announcing great results for our PHIT America GO! Grants for 2018. We will also start to educate Americans on the ‘Inactivity Pandemic’ and our solutions. You will be seeing the release of our 30-minute PHIT America Documercial and video. And, this fall, look out for a high visibility 45 day fitness ‘ride’ across America.

Stay posted.

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PHIT America needs your help!

PHIT America is the ideal charity and campaign to help kids to  Get Moving!  They need your help to get America to help us do more. Let’s work together to overcome the ‘Inactivity Pandemic’ by creating more active, fit and healthy Americans!

CoachDeck is proud to present one of the charities we support, PHIT America. They are doing some amazing things to fight the ‘Inactivity Pandemic’, while getting kids ‘off the couch’ and physically active. We hope you can support PHIT America.  Any support will help. Access Donate.PHITAmerica.org

See their presentation here.

PHIT America Inactivity Reports

Our partners at PHIT America.org have released their newest reports on the state of our nation’s fitness:

Download now the latest look into what is going on with physical activity…and inactivity in our country. There are some alarming trends which must be reversed for both the sports & fitness industry and healthcare in America.

Canadian doctors writing prescriptions for exercise

From our partners at PHIT America comes this message about one country’s doctors taking a stand and doing something about inactivity in their patients. American doctors can take a cue from their neighbors up north and do the same thing. Read the article here.

Inactivity epidemic reaches all-time high

Our partners at PHIT America.org have just released a new study on our nation’s growing trend of inactivity. Every year since 2007, more and more people studied report that they are completely sedentary, reaching a record high in 2013. You can read the disturbing study here. Because of the ubiquity of smart phones and video games, the study reports that people are moving their fingers, but not their bodies. Obviously, this inactivity leads to heightened obesity and, correspondingly, mortality rates. PHIT America is sponsoring legislation to increase physical education budgets in schools, and much more. Visit their website and find out how you can help them get our country back up and moving. Literally.