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Jim Worthington, the owner of Newtown Athletic Club (NAC) in Newtown, Pennsylvania, has been appointed to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN).
“I am honored to have been appointed to serve on the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition and to work with Secretary Alex Azar of the Department of Health and Human Services to develop a national strategy to expand participation in youth sports, encourage regular physical activity, and promote good nutrition for all Americans,” said Worthington, in a statement. “These initiatives align perfectly with my 40-year career in the fitness industry and my upcoming chairmanship of IHRSA, which begins on July 1.”
Founded in 1956, the PCSFN works to create and promote programs that allow Americans to adopt healthy lifestyles that stress the importance of regular physical activity and good nutrition. This aligns well with Worthington’s lifetime dedication to the health and fitness of the NAC members and nation as a whole.
Worthington will be serving with other newly appointed individuals including: Herschel Walker, Mariano Rivera, Bill Belichick, Dr. Oz, Lou Ferrigno and Misty-May Traenor.
Newtown Athletic Club is currently celebrating its 40th anniversary. It is the third-largest individually owned health club in the U.S., boasting 250,000 square feet on 22 acres.