Learn about what fit is and the resources that are available to help empower healthy lifestyle choices!
Being fit is more than just eating right and exercising. It’s understanding what influences our choices. Our program is grounded on four pillars essential to building awareness of healthy lifestyle choices, guiding decision making, and improving self-management skills.
Your energy level influences your choices. Recharge by finding healthy screen-free ways to relax and by getting the sleep your body needs.
Recognize that energy influences your choices.
Get an appropriate amount
Develop healthy relaxation skills.
Feelings and emotions put you in a mood. Your mood influences your choices and changes throughout the day.
Recognize the connection between your mood and motivation.
Identify feelings and emotions and practice healthy coping strategies.
Recognize when you need help and learn how to ask for help.
Food is fuel. Being aware of nutritious choices and how to try new foods empowers kids to fuel their bodies and brains.
Make nutritious food and beverage choices.
Reduce sugar consumption.
Increase fruit and vegetable consumption.
Physical activity is essential for a healthy body. Move many times, many ways, and in many places throughout the day.
Be physically active throughout the day.
Choose many ways to move.
Replace screen time with physical activity.
Anyone! It doesn’t matter if you’re a teacher, a coach, a parent, or a community member trying to make a difference. These “resources” were designed for YOU. All fit materials provide tools to captivate children’s attention, educate them about important health topics, and activate healthy behaviors.
fit is a health-activation program from Sanford Health, developed to empower children and parents to make healthy lifestyle choices that help prevent childhood obesity.Learn More >>
Being fit is about having enough energy and the motivation to be able to choose healthy foods and to be active. The fit program is founded on the following four pillars. Recognize that RECHARGE and MOOD influence FOOD and MOVE choices.Learn More >>