Get Fit, Franklin County is a movement; a call to action to get moving!
Only 20% of our County’s residents reported having exercised for 30 minutes, 5 days per week. Our goal is to increase that number.
We encourage all community members to adopt more active lifestyles for healthier lives. Any increase in physical activity is a step towards a healthier you!
of residents don't meet exercise guidelines
of adults are
obese or overweight
of teenagers are obese or overweight
of children are obese or overweight
BENEFITS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Boost mood, improve sleep, reduce stress & sharpen focus
Reduce risk of dementia, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers - including breast and lung cancer
Help manage chronic conditions, like diabetes and high blood pressure
Ease symptoms of arthritis, anxiety, and depression