2017 National Health Through Fitness Day

2017 National Health Through Fitness Day

March 21-22, 2017

Washington, D.C.

Capitol Hill Campaign to

"Get America Moving to Improve Health"

This year presented a critical moment for the Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act. At the SFIA’s 18th Annual National Health through Fitness Day, Industry leaders, Celebrity athletes, PHIT America, The American College of Sports Medicine, PHIT Coalition partners, PE Teachers and other physical activity advocates met with Congress to push for passage of the PHIT Act.

The time is NOW to harness the positive momentum behind the PHIT Act and urge Congress to stop the U.S. inactivity pandemic by promoting lowered fitness costs and eliminating barriers to physical activities related to the active lifestyle industry.

Eligible expenses would include sports and fitness equipment solely used to participate in physical activity, such as:

  • Gym memberships
  • Fitness & exercise classes
  • Sport/activity camps & clinics
  • Youth & Adult sports registration fees
  • Lessons & clinics
  • Running & fitness event registration fees
  • Yoga
  • And, other physical activity charges!

National Health Through Fitness Day Overview:

SFIA National Health Through Fitness Day (NHTF Day) is the culmination of a year round effort by the SFIA and its many sponsors and volunteers to pass major U.S. legislation to “Get America Moving”. For the past 18 years, the SFIA has brought people together in Washington, D.C. to accomplish our goals. Approximately 150 leaders from the sports, fitness, and PE industries meet to lobby Congress to pass key legislation which will help our country overcome a major epidemic, obesity and sedentary lifestyles. Other attendees include company representatives from the food and beverage industry.


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