From sun salutations to Russian kettlebell presses, learn how to get fit like the pros. Alumni fitness experts, including Super Bowl winner James Jones, share their advice for lifelong health.
James Jones won the 2011 Super Bowl with the Packers, but he has not forgotten his roots. As a child growing up in and out of Bay Area homeless shelters, Jones always carried around a football. Youth football camps and teams were luxuries his mother could not afford. Jones and his wife, Tamika, run the nonprofit Love Jones 4 Kids, which helps disadvantaged children. They host an annual free youth football camp at Gunderson High School, his alma mater in San Jose. For Jones, the Offensive MVP at the 2006 New Mexico Bowl Game, being healthy is more than just exercising his body.
Read student writer Sarah Kyo’s full story, “Fit for Life,” and other stories in the Fall 2011 issue of the SJSU Washington Square.