Kan. statewide campaign to get healthy launches with website

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KANSAS — Kansas Governor Sam Brownback wants to get people in the state moving. A statewide campaign to encourage exercise and combat obesity begins Saturday.

The campaign is called “Get Active Kansas.” It features a new website where residents can log their physical activity. To participate, just visit getactivekansas.org.

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback wants to get people in the state moving. A statewide campaign to encourage exercise and combat obesity begins Saturday.

The campaign is called “Get Active Kansas.” It features a new website where residents can log their physical activity.

The goal is to complete at least 600 minutes a month. That amounts to 30 minutes a day, five days a week.

About two-thirds of Kansas adults were classified as overweight or obese in 2012.

And the 2011 Kansas youth risk behavior survey found that nearly one in four Kansas high school students were classified as overweight or obese.

The goal is to complete at least 600 minutes a month. That amounts to 30 minutes a day, five days a week.

About two-thirds of Kansas adults were classified as overweight or obese in 2012.

And the 2011 Kansas youth risk behavior survey found that nearly one in four Kansas high school students were classified as overweight or obese.

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