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Michael Rhattigan

Michael Rhattigan is the CEO of Adventure to Fitness, a leading children's media company whose mission is to make health and education fun for kids. Used and trusted by over 90,000 teachers, Adventure to Fitness was developed with input from leading educational, medical, and parenting experts.

Adventure to Fitness provides a series of animated videos and supplemental resources, taking kids on a journey around the globe. In each adventure, kids follow simple movements to generate activity while learning academic facts. Through compelling stories, friendly characters, and fun activities, the program motivates kids to get healthy and makes learning exciting. Following continued requests from parents, a home version was released in the summer of 2013.

Michael has a strong personal commitment to health and fitness. He is frequently at the gym before work, and rides a bike to and from the office. In some of his more adventurous fitness exploits he ran with bulls in Pamplona and swam with Piranhas (by accident!) in the Amazon. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame and received an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Michael began his career in technology and, prior to Adventure to Fitness, ran a broadcasting business that he founded.

When not focused on raising a healthier generation, Michael and his wife love spending time with their son, Dylan, exploring New York City and beyond. Having lived across four continents, Michael brings his own worldly outlook to Adventure to Fitness.

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by Michael Rhattigan
Teach kids healthy game-time tricks with these fun activities and healthy treats.
by Michael Rhattigan
Coloring and drawing improves fine motor skills, encourages focus, and nurtures creativity.
by Michael Rhattigan
Make being healthy in 2016 a resolution for the entire family.
by Michael Rhattigan
Try these indoor activities over winter break to foster active minds and bodies.
by Michael Rhattigan
Looking to cut down on your child's screen time? These education—and fun!—gift ideas will do the trick.
by Michael Rhattigan
Here are kid-friendly ways to get involved before, during, and after the holiday.
by Michael Rhattigan
Here are 12 ideas for ways you can volunteer as a family.
by Michael Rhattigan
Here are tips to tackle the Halloween sugar overload before, after, and during trick-or-treating.
by Michael Rhattigan
Here are 6 ideas that you can pursue at home to improve kids’ meals and teach them about healthy choices.
by Michael Rhattigan
Try these suggestions to promote new, healthy behaviors while also incentivizing your kids.

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