By NCPPA

Everyone knows that physical activity is good for us… right? Okay, maybe not everyone, but certainly the vast majority of adults and many, many children, as do policymakers, healthcare professionals, etc. Yet so few of us regularly attain the daily recommendations in the National Physical Activity Guidelines. The million dollar question is: WHY?…

In light of the recent release of the National Physical Activity Plan, we present a snapshot of stories related to the physical activity environment that are making the news:

More police, fire recruits flunk fitness test¬† (Source:¬† USA Today) Local governments around the country express the need for increased physical fitness in the name of citizen safety.…