ProActive Kids, in partnership with Edward Hospital,are offering this unique, results-oriented program. ProActiveKids’ PAK PLAN educates children and their families on fun andsustainable ways to improve their health through weekly physicalexercises, lessons, assignments and discussions over an 8 week session.
This innovative and personal life-changing experience is offered FREE to children ages 8-14 who are considered obese or at risk (BMI classied as 85th percentile and above). The program is a comprehensive, all inclusive program to treat the whole child…physically, nutritionally and emotionally, built around the stability and commitment of family.
PAK trainers follow a fitness program designed byRight Fit Sport Wellness that includes three 45-minutesessions each week designed to increase muscular enduranceand strength, cardiovascular endurance, exibility and reducebody fat/BMI.
Led by licensed dietitians, the PAK dietary program is a family inclusive approach to making lifestyle changes together, and moving toward healthier eating habits. Each 40-minute nutrition lesson engages the entire family to discuss proper nutrition as well as make a healthy snack or meal together.
PAK Lifestyle Coaching
Childhood obesity can be a sensitive issue and the social and psychological effects at a young age can be lasting. Understanding and working through the personal, societal and peer issues related to obesity will help children and their families deal with the many contributing factors to health issues. At PAK, our counselors follow a curriculum designed by Meier Clinics® to reinforce confidence, encourage communication and teach valuable coping skills
EXPECTED OUTCOMES PAK PLAN results will be based against the following five core principles:
BE FIT. Change in Body Mass Index (BMI) calculated by Weight/Height/AgeBE STRONG. Develop athletic abilities including Endurance, Strength and Flexibility
BE CONFIDENT. Enhance Self-Condence
BE ENGAGED. Understand full potential and commit to a healthier lifestyle
BE HEALTH SMART. Facilitate sustainable positive nutritional behaviors and decision making