Study: Curbing Childhood Obesity Starts at School, LA Fitness Expert Helps Elementary Students 'Jumpstart Their Health"

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KFIT Health donates exercise dvds to Lemon Grove 2nd graders to help them get an early start on a healthy lifestyle

We [must] ..."strengtrhen schools as the heart of health."

The latest study from the Institute of Medicine outlines the scary facts on our nation’s obesity. See the study here: http://iom.edu/Reports/2012/Accelerating-Progress-in-Obesity-Prevention.aspx

The solution? The study recommends we “.. strengthen schools as the heart of health.” KFIT Health is helping students take control of their health. Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Los Angeles youth fitness specialist Anna Renderer will workout with the second graders in Mrs. Pond’s class at Golden Avenue Elementary. The children will get their own exercise dvd, Jumpstart Your Health and a health journal. The goal --to have fun and learn how much fun it is to exercise.

Date: Wednesday May 23rd, 7:00am
Location: Golden Ave Elementary in Lemon Grove.
8025 Lincoln St. Lemon Grove, CA
This event is sponsored by KFIT Health.

Available Interviews:
Dr. Pat Cantrell MD, Pediatrician & Childhood Obesity Specialist
Rick Oser, Golden Avenue Elementary Principal
Cyndy Pond, 2nd grade teacher

About Anna:
Anna Renderer, MS, is a certified Youth Fitness Specialist with the International Youth and Conditioning Association (IYCA), and certified Personal Trainer with the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Anna has been a strength and conditioning coach for 6 years. Anna contributes to the performance expert panel for Gatorade's Inside "EDGE" writing about fitness and health tips for athletes. Anna has performed as talent in over 30 DVD's including Under Armour® TNP Training, Gatorades G-Fit Performance series, EFI Gravity, BOSU Explode, TRX Fitness Anywhere, and Todd Durkin's Performance Series.

About KFIT Health:
KFIT Health, LLC stands for Kid Fitness and Health and is the result of a collaboration between a physician and youth fitness specialist to provide high quality nutrition and fitness information to children and their parents. We aim to inspire healthy lifestyle changes in a fun and creative manner that kids will enjoy. KFIT Health, LLC develops educational and instructional tools including fitness and nutrition DVDs, health tracking journals and webcasts aimed at children, their parents, school systems, and health care providers.

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