Health And Fitness / Community
Fit Campus / Community
Clippers FIT Campus is designed to:
- Address a key health and fitness concern on campus by incentivizing students to make a change
- Get students active
- Encourage better nutrition and a healthy lifestyle
- Assist students required to take the FITNESSGRAM reach a level of fitness that will improve scores
- Tipoff Event - FIT Campus School Rally
- FIT Campus Clinics
- Student Incentives and Rewards for participation and achievement
Clippers FIT is part of the NBA's health and wellness platform promoting healthy, active lifestyles for children and families. Children and teens need physical activity to maintain a healthy lifestyle. A moderate amount of physical activity such as running, jogging and playing sports, added into a child's daily routine can have significant health benefits. The goal of the program is to get children moving, teach them about healthy nutrition and reinforce the importance of education and staying in school.
Fit Campus Events / Community
Congratulations to FIT Campus Winner, John Adams Middle School
The seven schools selected to participate in the FIT campus program are 42nd Street Elementary School, Aspire Tate Academy, Bethune Middle School, John Adams Middle School, John Muir Middle School, Mendez Learning Center, and Roosevelt High School. Students are asked to track the number of minutes they spend doing physical activity each day.
Our goal is to get students active and to meet program goals. We encourage students to strive for more than the minimum requirements. The program has many incentives and prizes to encourage students to work hard, including a huge Tipoff rally, two (2) FIT Campus Basketball and Books clinics held through the months of February and March hosted by Los Angeles Clipper players, coaches, and alumni, and a variety of student incentives and rewards for participation and achievement.
The LA Clippers are proud to deliver our Clippers FIT Program to your school. This program was designed to reinforce the importance of fitness and exercise to youth in our community. The Clippers FIT program is directed at elementary and middle school students. Clippers FIT is part of NBA FIT. NBA FIT is a comprehensive health and wellness platform promoting healthy, active lifestyles for children and adults. The NBA FIT initiative encourages physical activity and healthy living for children and families.
Children and teens need physical activity to maintain a healthy lifestyle. A moderate amount of physical activity such as running, jogging and playing sports, added into a child's daily routine can have significant health benefits.
Get geared up to participate in an exciting program with great rewards! Fore more information, contact the Los Angeles Clippers Community Relations office at (310) 862-6032.
The LA Clippers challenge students in elementary and middle school to charge their way to a healthier lifestyle through exercise and nutrition. Each registered school finds creative ways to make exercise and healthy nutrition fun during a special one day event held for students on campus. This year, 67 schools with 39,199 students registered to host a fitness day. Some of the events included, relay races, walk-a-thons, fitness carnivals, and sports day. Congratulations to Ivy Bound Academy in Northridge for hosting the most creative FIT Day. Ivy Bound Academy created a fit commercial encouraging students to get active then formed teams to create theme based fitness activities. As a special reward, they received a basketball and books clinic on Friday, March 21, 2014 hosted by former Clippers player, Lamond Murray with a special appearance by Ryan Hollins.
The Clippers helped set up new playgrounds and courts.
FREE SUMMER CLINICS PROGRAM
The LA Clippers Free Summer Clinics Program provides children in the greater Los Angeles area with a variety of free activities during the months of July and August. The summer clinics go beyond basketball maintaining our Clippers FIT health and wellness platform promoting healthy, active lifestyles for children and families.
FIT CUSTOMIZED WORKOUTS
As part of the FIT campus program, 30 students at each of the FIT Campus schools were selected to participate in a customized workout program. The program ran for a total of 6 weeks from February 11, 2013 to March 22, 2013. The program provided a certified trainer and yoga instructor twice a week for a total of 12 workout sessions per school. Each session was designed to provide a fun individual fitness plan for each student. As a result, students increased their speed by 69 percent, strengthen their core by 64 percent, and enhanced their flexibility by 58 percent. In addition, these students learned important tips on healthy nutrition.
The LA Clippers challenge students in elementary and middle school to charge their way to a healthier lifestyle through exercise and nutrition. Each participating student is asked to track the number of minutes they spend doing physical activity each day. The physical activity can be anything from walking, running, jogging, skipping, playing sports, jump roping, dancing, or anything that requires a student to get up and move! Our goal is for participating students to record a minimum of 20 minutes of physical activity per day. This year, 91 schools with 30,103 students registered to participate in the FIT Minutes challenge. Congratulations to Richardson Middle School for tracking the most FIT minutes. Richardson Middle School tallied a total of 664,738 fit minutes. As a special reward, on Thursday, February 6, 2014 they received a basketball and books clinic hosted by former Clippers player, Lamond Murray with special appearances by Matt Barnes and Ryan Holllins.