Power Up 4 Fitness

Power Up 4 Fitness
Posted on 10/31/2017
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4th graders exercise in the pod during the Power Up for Fitness.MRH Nurse Nancy Harmon explains nutrition during Power Up for Fitness. 4th graders march during the physical fitness portion for Power Up for Fitness. Students see the difference between a healthy lung and a smoker's lung during Power Up for Fitness.
ILES 4th graders are learning life-long healthy habits with representatives from Mary Rutan Hospital.
The MRH Power Up 4 Fitness Team recently presented positive ways to live. Students tasted healthy foods in a session on nutrition, compared non-smoker lungs to a smoker’s lungs in a class on tobacco dangers and examined a healthy pig heart, similar to a human heart, in a discussion about staying active for heart health. Finally, 4th graders got Power Up 4 Fitness Backpacks full of educational resources and ideas for fun activities to take home.