KUSA - Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is the very first governor to support National JAM Day - an annual nationwide event which promotes exercise in support of National Childhood Obesity Month - which is September.
Kids in schools throughout the nation are now encouraging everyone to sign up for National JAM Day.
In 2012, more than 1.3 million people stopped what they were doing at 10 a.m. local time and took a quick exercise break.
JAM Day is the first of its kind physical activity campaign that was created to invite all of America to pause and take Just-a-Minute (JAM) for a quick, easy fitness break to promote the important message about everyone being active every day. And, this initiative is lead by schools and kids.
Throughout September, educators have signed on to be JAM leaders in their state and country to help rally people in their state to sign up and count in their state's and the new record as they vie for 2013's JAM title.
This campaign offers everyone, people of all ages and all abilities, an opportunity to join in. This campaign has the unique ability to bring people together for a common purpose and shared goal and is monumental with schools and kids leading and motivating everyone to join them in a campaign that improves lives.
Find out more here: http://www.jamworldrecord.org/.
And if you need a song to "JAM" out to, here's one: http://bit.ly/13CtKme.
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