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Boys and Girls Clubs of America
Atlanta, GA
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Congratulations to all of our families for participating in the Fit Family Challenge! You were amazing throughout these last 6 weeks, working very hard to becoming healthier as a family. It was very difficult determining the top 5, and we want you to know just how close the judging was... Continue reading
We are so excited to have had such a great Phase 1 of this yea'rs Fit Family challenge! You all have challenged yourself and your families through fitness and nutrition activities to actively live a healthier lifestyle and accomplished great things over the past few weeks! Although we had great... Continue reading
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As Week 2 of the 5th Annual Triple Play Fit Family Challenge comes to an end, we wanted to share some of the great work you have done so far! From trying new fruits to mastering the ever-so-difficult burpee exercise, we are so proud (and impressed!) with all of the... Continue reading
Welcome to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s (BGCA) Fifth Annual Triple Play Fit Family Challenge. We are so excited to have hundreds of Club families across the country participating in fitness and nutrition activities for a chance to advance and win top prizes at the national competition. The Triple... Continue reading
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Today is a special day! We are so excited to announce our 2014 Triple Play Youth Ambassadors who will go one to serve as spokespeople for BGCA's signature healthy & wellness program! We received tons of nomincationsfrom our Triple Play LEadership CLubs and are so proud of all of our... Continue reading
The holidays are right around the corner and you know what that means: sweets, carbs and elastic waistbands. While it may be tricky to stick to our FFC healthy eating guidelines, our very own FFC Nutrition Coach has provided her top ten nutrition tips to carry us through the New... Continue reading
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Congratulations to our Top 5 Finalist Families for the 4th Annual Fit Family Challenge! After six weeks of exciting physical challenges, fun family nights and delicious yet healthy meal choices, we are excited that the following families will be traveling to Venice Beach to compete in the Finale event. So... Continue reading
We can't believe this is the last week in Phase 2 of the Fit Family Challenge! You all have done such a great job so far and with the Holiday's quickly approaching, we wanted to share a few tips to get you through the upcoming feasts. Thanksgiving is all about... Continue reading
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First of all, we would like to thank all of the families that submitted their success stories this past week! We are so proud of all the accomplishments each of your are making and can't wait to see how far you've come after this week. Keep reading for some of... Continue reading
We are so excited to have had all of you participate in Phase 1 of this year's Fourth Annual Triple Play Fit Family Challenge. You have challenged yourself and your families through fitness and nutrition activities to actively live a healthier lifestyle and accomplished great things over the past few... Continue reading
Welcome to the 3rd week of the 4th Annual Fit Family Challenge! We loved seeing all of your great photos from the last two weeks and were inspired by the healthy food choices you were making (we definitely want to try the pomelo fruit!). As we push forward through each... Continue reading
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As Week 2 of the 4th Annual Triple Play Fit Family Challenge comes to an end, we wanted to share some of the great work you have done so far! From trying new fruits to mastering the ever-so-difficult burpee exercise, we are so proud (and impressed!) with all of the... Continue reading
Welcome to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s (BGCA) Fourth Annual Triple Play Fit Family Challenge. We are so excited to have hundreds of Club families across the country participating in fitness and nutrition activities for a chance to advance and win top prizes at the national competition. The Triple... Continue reading
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On Saturday, January 12, Boys & Girls Clubs of America held the 3rd Annual Triple Play Fit Family Challenge in Venice Beach, Calif. The Fit Family Challenge, an outgrowth of Triple Play, our fitness and healthy living program, is designed to engage family members in healthy lifestyles. Last year, we... Continue reading
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We are so fortunate to have Dr. Val Jones to join us again as the MIND coach for the Triple Play Fit Family Challenge. Dr. Val is available to answer your nutrition questions. Email her directly at val.jones@getbetterhealth.com or leave a comment below. 1. Should parents be concerned about hormone... Continue reading
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We are excited to receive photos each week highlighting the families and their participation in the 2012 Triple Play Fit Family Challenge. Please be sure to submit your family photos each week and you could be featured on the blog! Email you photos directly to fitfamily@bgca.org --- The Austin Family... Continue reading
Welcome to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s (BGCA) Third Annual Triple Play Fit Family Challenge. We are so excited to have hundreds of Club families across the country participating in fitness and nutrition activities for a chance to advance and win top prizes at the national competition. The Triple... Continue reading
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Check out a few great photos from the finale event hosted in Los Angeles, CA. The Porter family competes in the Triple Play Mind, Body and Soul race. Triple Play coaches and supporters - Tina Thompson, Mario Lopez and Dr. Val Jones Mario Lopez with the Fields family from Trenton,... Continue reading
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Healthy Habits Help the Porter Family of Wisconsin Win a Family Vacation Today, a healthy dose of competition helped the Porter family, members of the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County, Stevens Point, WI, win the second annual Triple Play Fit Family Challenge. This year’s Challenge helped five families... Continue reading
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by Donna Richardson “Train a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not turn from it,” Proverbs 22:6 tells us. Perhaps one of the best applications of this scripture is in how youteach your children to treat their bodies. There are few gifts... Continue reading
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In my recent phone chat with the Boys & Girls Clubs participants of the Fit Family Challenge, one of the callers confided in me that she works long hours and struggles to find time to cook healthy meals for her family. This is a very common problem, though there are... Continue reading
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by Dr. Val Jones As I’ve been coaching the families in the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Triple Play Fit Family Challenge I’ve received some excellent questions about how to modify food preparation to make meals more healthful. I thought I’d share some of my nutrition tips on my blog –... Continue reading
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The Fields Family pose for a photo before eating a healthy dinner. The Fields family preparing a healthy broccoli dish. The Harlan Family playing a game of basketball. The Harlan Family pose for a photo after an exhausting run. Sage and Sierra Woodard helping with a cooking demonstration. Sage and... Continue reading