President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition

The President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN) is a federal advisory committee that aims to promote healthy eating and physical activity for all Americans, regardless of background or ability.

  • President Biden issues Executive Order 14048, renewing the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition until September 30, 2023.  This Executive Order allows for continued promotion of the National Youth Sports Strategy, and provides for the work of the Council to include a focus on expanding national awareness of the importance of mental health as it pertains to physical fitness and nutrition.

News & Announcements

Why Americans Should ‘Take a Hike’

No matter who you are or where you live, there’s a hike within reach and a world of benefits to tap into. Many of us think hiking has to take place in the mountains by a beautiful lake or in a gorgeous meadow filled with wildflowers. And many people picture a bearded mountain man in a flannel shirt who’s carrying an enormous pack — with a tin cup and some climbing rope dangling off the back. You certainly can hike in the mountains, and you can be a bearded “mountain man” sporting a flannel shirt. But that’s a very narrow description of hiking. Really, a hike is just a long walk, and it can happen anywhere — from mountain trails to paths through your own neighborhood. We’re all hiking a lot more than we think. And we can do it in a lot more places than we think.

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Featured Initiatives

Move Your Way® Community Resources

Move Your Way is the promotional campaign for the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

Check out materials you can use to spread the word about the importance of physical activity

NYSS Champions

PCSFN is proud to recognize NYSS Champions for their work promoting youth sports participation and supporting the NYSS.

Find NYSS Champions and learn about their work.