The National Health and Fitness Institute inspires Active Citizenship to enhance the physical, mental, and spiritual health of all Canadians to Make Canada the Fittest Nation on Earth by December 31, 2030.
The National Health and Fitness Institute will be a world-leading, evidence-based, sustainable innovation engine that enables the transformation of Canada into the healthiest and fittest nation on earth.
A state of complete physical, mental and
*Adapted from the Constitution of the World Health Organization, as adopted by the 1946 International Health Conference in New York, and which stands to this day.
An individual’s ability to carry out daily
tasks with vigor and alertness, without
undue fatigue, and with ample energy to
enjoy leisure-time pursuits*
*Adapted from Park, 1989, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - their definition of “Physical Fitness”.
Connection with Nature