Many high schools have 'pay to play' policies requiring students to pay a fee to join a school sports team, making it difficult for families to afford afterschool sports. The White House is promoting the goals of the President's Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition on Wednesday and will hold a field day with the president on the South Lawn The President's Council was established in by President Dwight Eisenhower to promote youth fitness and sports. If you haven't attended the Expo before, you will learn how to prevent and reverse heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity and much more. She told reporters in a conference call ahead of the event that sports participation lags disproportionately among young girls and children who live in economically distressed areas. She said that by the time girls reach age 14, they drop out of athletics at two times the rate of boys. Ronny Jackson, who has since left that post, told reporters that he'd arrange for a dietitian to consult with the White House chef to cut calories and recommend a low-impact, aerobic exercise program for Trump with the aim of shedding 10 to 15 pounds this year.