PHIT AMERICA PRESS RELEASES
Nov. 2, 2023
PHIT AMERICA WELCOMES TWO NEW MEMBERS TO ITS NATIONAL BOARD
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- PHIT America president Jim Baugh today announced the addition of two new members to its board of directors. PHIT America has already helped more than 850,000 youth become active through its AMPED, PLAY GOLF, PLAY TENNIS and PLAY PICKLEBALL Programs, and is working aggressively toward its goal of helping 50 million youth.
AUGUST 16, 2023
ROAD RUNNER SPORTS AND PHIT AMERICA PARTNER TO IMPROVE KIDS' HEALTH
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ Runner Sports, the premier retailer of running, fitness and innovative athletic products, and PHIT America, America's leading charity improving children's health, have joined efforts to get thousands of children more active for improved physical and mental health. Road Runner Sports will significantly expand PHIT America's programs in U.S. schools by becoming the Presenting Sponsor of PHIT America's AMPED running/walking fitness program.
MARCH 27, 2023
PHIT AMERICA INTRODUCES PICKLEBALL
TO 1000’S OF CHILDREN
MOST COMPLETE PICKLEBALL PROGRAM FOR SCHOOLS
WASHINGTON, DC (MARCH 27th, 2023) – The National Charity, PHIT America, is launching a new physical activity and sports program, PLAY PICKLEBALL, to elementary schools in the spring of 2023. PLAY PICKLEBALL will be added to PHIT’s current physical activity offerings including AMPED Running/Walking, PLAY TENNIS and PLAY GOLF programs.
JANUARY 2, 2022
NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION FOR YOUR KIDS
GET THEM ADDICTED TO THE MIRACLE DRUG™
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you want to reduce childhood obesity? Decrease Anxiety? Prevent Diabetes? Help them get better grades in school? AND just make kids happier? There is a Miracle Drug every kid should be addicted to. The Miracle Drug is not a pill. The Miracle Drug is a result of increased physical activity that gets kids healthier, happier and will provide a brighter future for our nation's youth....
JUNE 2, 2021
PAYNE STEWART KIDS GOLF FOUNDATION TEAMS WITH PHIT AMERICA TO GET KIDS ACTIVE AND PLAYING GOLF
Washington, DC, June 2, 2021 – The Payne Stewart Kids Golf Foundation announces a partnership with PHIT America, a national charity focused on improving the physical and mental health of children in the U.S. by providing increased physical activity programs. As part of the partnership, the Payne Stewart Kids Golf Foundation will be the Supporting Sponsor of the new PHIT ....
MAY 27, 2021
USTA PARTNERS WITH PHIT AMERICA TO GET KIDS ACTIVE AND HEALTHY
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 27, 2021 – The USTA today announced a partnership with PHIT America, a national charity focused on improving the physical and mental health of children in the U.S., by providing increased physical activity programs. As part of the partnership, the USTA will be the Presenting Sponsor of the new PHIT America “Play Tennis” program, designed to provide free tennis curriculum and youth equipment to after-school and out-of-school programs....
OCTOBER 21, 2020
UNICEF STUDY SHOWS USA KIDS ARE RANKED LAST IN PHYSICAL HEALTH AMONG 38 COUNTRIES
(WASHINGTON, DC) – October 21, 2020 - According to the UNICEF 2020 Report Card, USA Kids are ranked dead last in physical health. PHIT America, the national charity for kids’ health, is challenging Americans, in particular its 200 million sports participants and fans to step up to get kids more active and healthier. UNICEF looked at 38 countries and the USA was ranked last – 38th out of 38 countries in physical health. The USA was also ranked near the bottom (32nd) in both ‘skills’ & ‘mental well-being’.
PHIT America, whose mission is to improve the physical and mental health of 50 million children, is launching a national campaign, Which America Do You Want?, showing both “Today’s America” compared to a “PHIT America”.....
SEPTEMBER 15, 2020
PROTECT CHILDREN FROM COVID-19 WITH INCREASED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Washington, DC. September 15. A leading medical researcher from the University of Virginia, Dr. Zhen Yan, believes, “There’s no question that increased physical activity will build up a child’s natural defense system and protect kids from COVID-19." Dr. Yan has been studying the impact of increased physical activity in protection against the deadly condition of coronavirus. “Our kids are too sedentary. 60% of today’s youth will be obese by the age of 35. COVID-19 will impact kids with preexisting conditions. We have to rebuild physical activity into every kid’s life.”
Currently masks and social distancing are mandated in most states to protect people from the coronavirus. However leading experts have overlooked that Americans can be protected ...