News from the American Sports Builders Association                                                        April 2013

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Join PHIT America and ASBA in the Fight AGainst Obesity and the Sedentary Crisis in America

PHIT America is a new national educational campaign to combat the obesity and sedentary crisis seriously affecting health care costs in the U.S. This non-profit, started by the sport & fitness industry, will promote grassroots programs and new legislation to influence Americans to be more active, fit and healthy through a consumer website: ASBA has joined over 110 company and organization sponsors charged with spreading the word about PHIT America to support these vital initiatives impacting our country and our industry.

As an Alliance Sponsor of PHIT America, ASBA is encouraging its members to get involved. Your support will make the difference! 

1) Advocate – Send letters of support to your local Congress to pass The PHIT Act and sustain The PEP Program.

2) Participate – Get active and encourage those in your family and community to join.

3) Donate - Help PHIT America accomplish its vision supporting grassroots activity based programs in communities and schools throughout America.

Most importantly, spread the word about PHIT America!

Why should you help?

  • Almost 1 in 4 Americans are totally sedentary

  • 68% of Americans are either obese or overweight

  • 48% of all high school students have no physical education

  • The cost of obesity in the USA in 2013 is over $7 billion to date and quickly rising

Let’s join together to fight this crisis!

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