A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from April 21, 2018
Move It Monday

"Move It Monday” is an exercise saying that has been printed on many images. “Move It Monday: has been cited in print since at least 2005 and 2008.

Move It Monday (MoveItMonday.org), a part of The Monday Campaigns (MondayCampaigns.org), popularized “Move It Monday” in 2010.


The Monday Campaigns
The Monday Campaigns is a non-profit public health initiative associated with Johns Hopkins, Columbia and Syracuse universities that dedicates the first day of every week to health. Every Monday, individuals and organizations join together to commit to the healthy behaviors that can help end chronic preventable diseases.

Move It Monday
MoveIt Monday is an international campaign which encourages people of all fitness levels to get moving each week starting on Mondays.
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Move It Monday is a campaign from the Monday Campaigns, a non-profit public health initiative associated with Johns Hopkins, Columbia, and Syracuse universities that dedicates the first day of the week to health.

7 July 2005, The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC), “On the Go” by Emily Carpenter, pg. D5:
MOVE IT MONDAY: Kids may enjoy games and activities while moms relax on the Earth Fare patio and enjoy a latte 10 a.m. Monday at the Mount Pleasant Towne Centre. Call 284-0240 to register for this free event.

12 February 2008, McClatchy-Tribune Business News, “Healthy choices a success at Ada Givens: A new option at school gives kids the opportunity to get their fill of fruits, veggies” by Abby Souza:
On “Move It Monday,” for example, Soares and Ada Givens physical education teacher Kris Weimer set up a voluntary walking course for students during the lunch break. At each corner of the course was a broccoli trivia question. To get the answers to the questions, kids had to keep walking the course.

Twitter
Lisa Gulley
@workoutmommy
it’s move it Monday! Ever used a weighted vest in your workout? http://tinyurl.com/9mupes
7:23 AM - 29 Dec 2008

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Tracey Lucas
@tracey_a_lucas
Move It Monday = new favorite thing.
3:09 PM - 6 Apr 2009

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Ron Terrell
@RonTerrell
Today is Move It Monday on FOX23.  A question:  How are you moving it?  Any special workout?  A special diet?  Let me know!
7:23 AM - 15 Jun 2009

26 May 2010, PR Newswire (New York, NY):
Chancellor Rhee Presents ‘Let’s Move It Monday’ Awards WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/—On Thursday, May 27th Washington D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee will present ten 10-year-old fourth and fifth graders with $2000 scholarship grants towards their college education thanks to the 17th Annual 10 Who Are 10 Awards Competition. The 2010 creative theme "Let's Move it Monday," fostered by The Monday Campaigns, focuses on the importance of healthy eating in schools.

21 March 2011, Crain’s New York Business, “Healthiest day of the week” by Lisa Fickenscher, pg. 26:
ADMAN TURNED health advocate Sid Lerner got a major boost to his Meatless Monday campaign this year.
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“Monday is this magical day. We say it’s a trigger or reset day. There are six or seven other Monday campaigns that we sponsor, though: Kids Cook Monday, Move It Monday [for exercise] and Quit and Stay Quit Monday [aimed at smokers]. We are also working Man Up Monday in Harlem, tying to the city’s free condom program. They all fall under Mondays Campaign Inc.”

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Move It Monday
@MoveItMonday
You’ve earned a quick #workout. See how to make the most of your lunch break http://www.moveitmonday.org/lunch-break-workout/
#moveItMonday
8:40 AM - 20 Apr 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityExercise/Running/Health Clubs • Saturday, April 21, 2018 • Permalink