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HEALTHY LEAP

Healthy LEAP (Lifestyle, Education, And Practice) is a series of helath, nutrition, fitness, safety and injury prevention lessons and practical applications created specifically for youth and adults with and without intellectual disabilities (ID). Each lesson includes specific tasks and activities to jumpstart the practice of a healthy lifestyle. Healthy LEAP engages families by providing participants with take home sheets, family activities, and text messages corresponding to each lesson. Additionaly, Healthy LEAP lessons are reinforced by a multimedia information campaign delivered via text message, email, webinars, flyers, and online videos.

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Healthy LEAP into Fitness

This program is modeled to include health education, class educational activity, and a class workout that is provided from UpFitNFun.com! Like Healthy LEAP, this program is designed to be taught in an eight week format- either as a team at practice or as a health promotion class. Each coach is given a Coach's Manual with the complete health lesson and tools and every participant receives a Playbook where they are able to take notes and set personal goals. Healthy LEAP into Fitness is compromised of four pillars of health: emotional, nutritional, physical, and social that are each comprised of three lessons.

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SOfit PROGRAM

The SOfit program is an Unified approach to improving and protecting the health for people with and without intellectual disabilities (ID). SOfit offers participants a comprehensive, 360- degree look at people physical fitness and wellness. Together, athletes and partners are empowered to challenge and change the way they look at diet, daily exercise, and lifestyle choices.

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Fit 5

The Fit 5 Program is a fitness resource that provides tips and information for athletes, parents, coaches, partners and other supporters to lead a healthy lifestyle through physical activity, nutrition and hydration. Fit 5 is based on 3 simple goals: exercising 5 days a week, eating 5 fruits and vegetables per day, and drinking 5 water bottles of water per day.

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