On Saturday, July 8, Philadelphia Flyers Athletic Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Coach Jim McCrossin introduced Camden area youth to Face-Off For Fitness, a Flyers community relations campaign aimed at educating children on the benefits of nutritious meals and being active in sports and recreation. Using fun activities, such as stretching, trivia and recipes from players, McCrossin aims to heighten awareness and encourage children to make positive nutritional and behavioral choices.
The event was held during "Celebrate New Jersey Day" at the Camden Children's Garden.
McCrossin's revealed his fitness formula FLYERS – Fitness, Learn, Yes (you can), Eat (right), Respect and Strength – to the children as a model to follow for future health successes.
For more information on Face Off For Fitness, or to see other Flyers community relations programs, click here