Promoting Healthy Lifestyles at Home, School, and in the Workplace.

 
 

STARTING SATURDAY, NOV. 28TH - VIRTUAL ONLY!
Every Saturday- join us virtually for the always
FREE "Boot Camp in the Park" (all ages and fitness levels)


JOIN US ON ZOOM:

CLICK HERE:   https://us02web.zoom.us/j/558847456
or go to zoom.us and put in meeting #558 847 456  
Join us virtually from 9am-10am  

for more info.:  click on Bootcamp in the Park 
TRY TO ARRIVE ON-TIME AS WE START PROMPTLY AT 9AM.  WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO CHECK THE WAITING ROOM AFTER 9:05AM (PLEASE BE PATIENT!)

We do our best to modify all activities to allow everyone to participate regardless of age or physical ability.  The most important thing is to keep moving, stay safe and stay hyrdated. 

What you need:  Other than your water bottle and a positive attitude, everything else is optional.  (exercize mat, light handweights or 2 cans of food, exercise band, chair or low step for step ups).  Again all are optional.  

 


 

Why We Promote Health
The continuing national debate over health care has brought awareness to most Americans that a focus on wellness is critical to any possible solution.  While there have been major breakthroughs in drawing attention to the obesity epidemic and the overall need to get people moving more and eating healthier, we need a breakthrough in people taking action. The mission of We Promote Health (WPH) is to bring together the entire community, challenging every organization, public and private, and every citizen, to make a commitment to healthy living.

Brian Jolles, President & Founder
We Promote Health  
 
What We Do

We Promote Health (WPH), in partnership with other leading organizations that share our vision, both public and private, is committed to strengthening the collaborative focus on wellness for every individual and organization in Howard County.  WPH serves as the coordinator for several Howard County initiatives focused on getting our community moving, eating healthier and placing a stronger priority on wellness.

The Always FREE "Boot Camp in the Park" is a for all ages and fitness levels.  We designed this program to encourage individuals and families to support each other in making fitness a priority in their homes, workplaces and neigborhoods.  This is the group that set the Guinness World Record for the Largest Outdoor Circuit Training right here in Howard County, MD on June 18, 2011.  It was never about the record; it has always been about building community and providing an opportunity that will challenge everyone to move more.  Since the inception of this program, over 1,800 individuals have participated.  We hope to see you on Saturday morning! Bring your family, neighbors and your friends and join the fun!  For more information, visit www.thebootcampinthepark.org 

Our flagship initiative, Family Wellness Day, is a one day showcase promoting physical activity, healthy lifestyle and highlighting the many activities and programs that support wellness efforts in our schools, workplaces and community.  This annual free event takes place the first Sunday in June at Centennial Park.  Family Wellness Day is a day of celebration and healthy fun, but it is also a call to action for our leaders to come together and challenge the community to learn about and utilize the vast services and opportunities to help all of us lead healthier lives.

WPH coordinates WeCan! programs for Howard County elementary schools.  WeCan! is a special program developed by NIH to support families in integrating physical activity, nutrition and reduced screen time into their daily lives.  WeCan! stands for Ways to Enhance Childrens Physical Activity and Nutrition. WPH is one of a growing number of organizations helping to make this program available to parents and children throughout the country.  Visit WeCan Howard County for more information.

          
Our Mission

We provide solutions, support and collaboration toward solving the problem of obesity, and encouraging  healthy lifestyles in our homes, schools and workplaces.  It is our hope that We Promote Health will have a positive impact on the health of our community, employers, schools, the food and beverage industries, families and community groups that share our concern and passion for promoting health and wellness.  

For more information about We Promote Health contact us at 410-988-3786 or email us at
info@wepromotehealth.org.

Every Saturday
It's Virtual!

9am-10am


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SCHOOL PROGRAMS ARE FORMING

WeCan! is a national education program providing parents and caregivers of children 8 to 13 (and siblings) with tools and strategies for keeping a healthy weight.
 

WeCan! stands for Ways to Enhance Children's Physical Activity and Nutrition.  The focus is on improved nutrition, increased physical activity, and reducing screen time.A key component is involving parents/caregivers and children together.