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Entries in HHS blog (14)

Wednesday
Jul202011

Healthy Worksites Create Healthy Communities

IHRSA is featured on the US Department Health and Human Services Blog this week talking about what it takes to make a community physically active, and it is not just infrastructure. Hear what IHRSA has to say about corporate physical activity programs and how policy makers can effect change to create healthy communities.

Healthy Worksites Create Healthy Communities

Interesting tidbit: Study says working men, but not women, get more exercise.

Wednesday
Mar162011

Are Healthy Lifestyles Contagious?

If obesity can be an epidemic, does it stand to reason that a healthy lifestyle could be an epidemic as well?

This week on the Department of Health and Human Services blog, IHRSA explores this topic and the possibility of starting an epidemic of living healthy and exercising regularly via social media networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

To read the blog post, click here.

Wednesday
Jun232010

IHRSA Featured on HHS Physical Activity Guidelines Blog

Last week, IHRSA’s Senior Public Policy Manager, Tom Richards was a guest blogger on the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Physical Activity Guidelines blog, Be Active Your Way.

The blog post focuses on Physical Activity for the Baby Boomer Generation and the Health Club Industry.

Everything I Know About Baby Boomers I Learned From a Cholesterol Drug Commercial

IHRSA was asked to participate in the last year after working with HHS to successfully launch the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. The purpose of the blog is to stimulate dialog among professionals who work on physical activity promotion about how they can encourage Americans to get the physical activity they need based on the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. This is IHRSA’s third contribution to the Be Active Your Way blog.

Wednesday
Jan272010

IHRSA Blogs for HHS

As a leader in bringing physical activity to the community level, IHRSA has been invited to contribute to the Be Active Your Way Blog hosted by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The purpose of the blog is to stimulate dialog among professionals who work on physical activity promotion about how they can encourage Americans to get the exercise they need based on the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

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