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Gear Up for a Healthy Spring Break with Oklahoma P.E. Teachers

TSET’s Shape Your Future partners with Oklahoma organization to provide kid-friendly resources for all Oklahomans

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 11, 2021) – Shape Your Future, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), is partnering with Healthy Schools OK to bring free physical activity videos to Oklahoma families hoping to stay active during spring break. Spring break might look a little different this year with COVID-19 still present, but Shape Your Future wants to combat the stir-craziness that kids and parents are feeling. That’s why we’re offering free resources consisting of healthy, family-friendly recipes, fun physical activity ideas, interactive videos and more!

“It has been a whirlwind year, and it’s more important than ever to prioritize your health and your family’s health,” said Julie Bisbee, TSET executive director. "Getting started can be the biggest challenge. That’s why TSET and our partners at Healthy Schools OK are making it easier for Oklahoma families to move more and eat better. Check out the free resources focused on physical activity and healthy eating through Shape Your Future and get the tools you need to make the healthy choice the easy choice.”  

“Healthy Schools OK is excited to continue partnering with TSET and the Shape Your Future program to provide physical activity videos for Oklahoma families,” said Lindsi Lemons, Healthy Schools OK executive director. “As we welcome a new season, we hope these videos encourage families to get outside, get active and enjoy the sunshine. We are excited to feature teachers from across the state of Oklahoma who worked to make the videos fun, interactive and easy to do at home!” 

Dive into these physical activity videos from Healthy Schools Oklahoma. 

  • Watch the activity videos, here. Then, pick one and try it out! Once you’ve completed your workout, check out these healthy spring recipes. Plus, find more fun ideas to keep your kids active all spring long.

Try these healthy, kid-friendly snacks that also double as crafts: 

Help your kids keep their bodies and minds active with fun, themed activities, recipes and downloadable materials. 

The pandemic doesn’t have to keep all the fun on lockdown.

For healthy resources you and your family can adopt all year long, visit ShapeYourFutureOK.com

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Shape Your Future (SYF) is a community health education intervention that encourages Oklahomans to eat better, move more and be tobacco free. SYF was developed in 2011 by the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) and the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH). It provides simple messaging for moms and influencers in the lives of children to eat more fruits and vegetables and to be more physically active to improve overall health. SYF strives to educate parents, teachers, caregivers and all Oklahomans on how to make the healthy choice the easy choice.

TSET’s partner, Healthy Schools OK (HSOK), promotes and maintains healthy lifestyle choices in Oklahoma through preventive, community-based, school health education programs for students, their families and faculty. HSOK provides funding, curricula, training, evaluation tools and support to participating elementary schools focusing on physical activity, nutrition, injury prevention, tobacco use prevention and oral health education. HSOK uses a highly collaborative private-public structure that multiples and magnifies resources such as volunteers, information, funding and ongoing support services. HSOK is funded in part by a grant from the Oklahoma State Medical Association Foundation. 

The Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) serves as a partner and bridge builder for organizations shaping a healthier future for all Oklahomans. TSET provides leadership at the intersections of health by working with local coalitions and initiatives across the state, cultivating innovative and life-changing research, and working across public and private sectors to develop, support, implement and evaluate creative strategies to take advantage of emerging opportunities to improve the public’s health. TSET – Better Lives Through Better Health. To learn more, go to tset.ok.gov.