The United States Registry of Exercise Professionals
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National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

May 03, 2023

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Observed annually since 1983 and supported by Presidential proclamation, it promotes the importance of physical activity, physical fitness and sports participation.

Registered exercise professionals can help adults and children make physical activity, physical fitness, and sports an essential part of healthy living by:

  1. Creating personal physical activity plans with a mix of activity types that meet physical activity guidelines and the needs, goals and interests of the individual.
  2. Making physical activity a fun part of daily routines.
  3. Raising awareness about the physical and mental health benefits of being active.

Check out our registry to find a registered exercise professional near you.