City of Sacramento - START
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Get Fit NOW! AmeriCorps members will help children develop fitness skills they need by modeling good nutrition and positive food choices along with exercise. Sixty minutes per week physical activity curriculum is implemented to improve students' aerobic capacity, upper body strength, and reduce body fat. Twice each week, AmeriCorps members implement the nutrition curriculum which introduces the children to healthy eating habits and understand labels on food products.