The Be Active Your Way (BAYW) Blog is now archived. The BAYW Blog offered insights from health and physical activity professionals about translating the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans into practice.
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This week, we highlight ways different American communities are bring us closer to meeting the National Physical Activity Plan’s goal that one day, all Americans will be physically active and they will live, work, and play in environments that facilitate regular physical activity. In the news:
One of my favorite quotes from the movie Sea Biscuit is, “This is not the finish line, my friends. This is the start of the race.” I consider May 3, 2010 – the day that the Nation’s first Physical Activity Plan was launched – as the start of the race to increase the number of American’s striving to achieve the amount of physical activity recommended for their demographic in the National Physical Activity Guidelines. …