Posts Tagged With: Exercise in Manhattan

Michelle Obama Visits Harlem

The First Lady stopped in Harlem this week. She spent some time with Harlem youth at the Police Athletic League (PAL) were the focus is on healthy living and a fit generation. Mrs. Obama did some exercises and drills with the students and encouraged them to live healthier. She also commented that in the White House her family has sworn of the elevator, everyone must take the stairs. You can read the full story here.

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Farmer’s Markets and Play Streets In Harlem

Harlem and the Bronx were the only two places in the the NYC area the jumped on the great idea of combining a Farmer’s Market street closers with play streets. Play streets include the same street closers as the market but offer the kids a play to play games an exercise while their parents shop for more healthy foods. The study found that 855 youths attended the East Harlem play street from July 15 to Aug. 26. What a great way to spend the weekend with a little shopping and a little fun and exercise. Thanks to our friends at for this story.

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