Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Washington Redskins Quarterback Donovan McNabb Tackles Childhood Obesity in the Washington, D.C. Area

The Washington Redskins and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced today they are teaming up with Redskins quarterback and health advocate Donovan McNabb to help tackle the nation's childhood obesity epidemic. As the newly appointed 2010 Redskins Health Ambassador, McNabb will work side by side with Washington, D.C. youth to demonstrate fun and easy ways to make exercise part of their daily lives. Beating childhood obesity is a top priority on the local and national agenda, gaining momentum through the Redskins' commitment to the Play 60 movement for an active generation and first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign. D.C. has one of the highest childhood obesity rates in the nation, which has long-term implications since...


1 comment:

Hossein Noshirvani said...

Anytime you get high profile athletes to lend their name and time to help against childhood obesity, that's a great thing.

Living a healthier lifestyle is a lifelong endeavor. If we can get our kids hooked on an active lifestyle, we are all better off. In the long run its good for our industry, we are raising the next generation of members!

Hossein Noshirvani