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Don’t want to exercise for 30 or 60 minutes straight? Break down your activity into several 10-minute periods. (Courtesy of the CDC)

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The President’s Challenge has motivated millions—millions!—of people to get fit, to feel better about themselves, and to lead active lifestyles.

The President’s Challenge is for everyone: fitness beginners, weekend warriors, athletes, physical education teachers, and kids. We take staying active beyond the school gym, and into everyday life.

Our challenges are designed to help improve anyone’s activity level. Young or old. It’s about choosing to live healthier—and finding things you really like to do.

One of our challenges will fit you or your students’ lives:

  • Our Presidential Youth Fitness Program measures the physical fitness of kids and teens.
  • The Adult Fitness Test measures an adult’s aerobic fitness, muscular strength, flexibility, and other aspects of health-related fitness.
  • The Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA) challenge is for people who want to make physical activity and healthy eating part of their everyday lives.
  • The Presidential Champions challenge is for people who want to be more active more often.

So choose the challenge that’s right for you, sign up, and then get moving!

Introducing the New Health-Based Program

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The Physical Fitness Test is no longer available. Implement the new health-based Presidential Youth Fitness Program at your school today!

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