National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

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NATIONAL WOMEN’S HEALTH & FITNESS DAY

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is observed on the last Wednesday in September. It is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages.

SO, WHO STARTED THIS OBSERVANCE?

This holiday was started in 2002 by the Health Information Resource Center. You can visit their website here.

HOW WILL YOU OBSERVE?

Find a park with this helpful search tool from NPR!

Get a group of girls together and go for a run, walk or a fitness class at your local gym!

Get a musculoskeletal assessment! This type of assessment is done by a women’s health specialty PT. They will diagnose and help prevent issues like incontinence, prolapse and low back pain that may require surgery down the road!

Find a big grassy area …. Autumn is the perfect time for a picnic and brisk walk!

Make fun food art!

food art

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Post a picture of you and your little one exercising together with the tag #postpartumstrong on your social media!

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Share your inspirational photos of health and fitness and use #WomensHealthFitnessDay and #PostpartumStrong

 

 

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