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As Americans, we spend a lot of money and time on getting our children into elite sports teams, creating new hiking trails, and building expensive recreational centers at schools. So if we have the access to exercise, why are we facing an obesity crisis? The answer is simple: Our lives are so busy that we don’t…Read the Rest of Article
A healthy lifestyle involves not only preparing meals at home with healthy ingredients but also making time to exercise as a family. Unfortunately, living the fast-paced American lifestyle may not always allow for that. So, we’ve compiled a list of 10 physically active things that you and your family can do without changing daily routines….Read the Rest of Article
There’s only a few days left until Christmas and if you’re like most parents, you still have more gift shopping to do. This year, add a gift that promotes physical activity to the list! Check out these 10 great items that are sure to get your child moving: 1. Trampoline Trampolines are irresistible fun and…Read the Rest of Article
Don’t let the cold bitter months of winter get your family down! It’s been scientifically proven that cold temperatures and lack of natural sunlight during the winter months have the potential to cause depression, fatigue, mood changes, and even food cravings (everydayhealth.com). Not this year! Follow these 3 easy steps to help your family fight the winter…Read the Rest of Article
The sun is out, the grill is on, and the pool is open… It’s summer time! And while having fun is what summer’s all about, being active is important too. In fact, children need about 60 minutes of physical activity per day to stay healthy.
Eating s’mores by the campfire, enjoying a hot dog at a cookout…just a few of the things that make summer so great. But this summer isn’t just any normal summer. It’s the summer of 2012 and 1 in 3 American children are considered obese.
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