May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month -- a great time to renew your commitment to a healthy, active lifestyle. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, youth need 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day. In addition to physical health benefits, regular activity provides cognitive health benefits as well. Research shows that when children are physically active, they achieve higher grades, record better attendance, and their behavior improves. Put … [Read More...] about National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
Ready, Set, Gold! recently conducted its end-of-(school) year evaluation at the LA ’84 Foundation and a turnout of more than 30 people – which included Olympians, Paralympians and teachers – participated in our best program ever! First, RSG! Chairman John Naber (swimming ’76) offered up his always-insightful thoughts on L.A.’s bid prospects for the 2024 Games. Attendees then got a formal introduction to Olympian John Moffet (swimming, ’80, ’84), the new head of the Southern … [Read More...] about RSG! Wraps Up Another Outstanding Year
The Foundation for Global Sports Development has become a major sponsor of the non-profit Ready, Set, Gold! program and will increase its support for the program with a $75,000 grant for the 2017-18 academic year. Ready, Set, Gold! arranges for Olympic and Paralympic athletes to visit schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District to educate students about the importance of exercise and to motivate them to adopt healthy habits into their daily lives. “We are proud to increase … [Read More...] about The Foundation for Global Sports Development Pledges $75K to Ready, Set, Gold!