Category Archives: Fitness

What about the 2.1 million?

Over 80% of adults believe that daily physical education should mandatory. Even though the majority of adults believe daily physical education is necessary the reality is that only 4% of elementary, 8% of middle, and 2% of high schools provide … Continue reading

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A Message for Dad

Dear Dads, We know the family is where we have our greatest impact. If we want to make a positive change in our communities, it has to start in the home. So the question is, how are we influencing the … Continue reading

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Ten Characteristics of Good Stress Managers

As we get ready to start another school year we are faced with things that can interrupt our lives and cause distress. We are trying to restart routines. Our children are starting music lessons, dance, sports or other activities. All of … Continue reading

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Start your day with these 4 exercises

Starting your day with movement can get your day off to a great start. For the last four weeks I have been spending 5 to 10 minutes each morning going through 3 or 4 exercises. For me this has made … Continue reading

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What we do

Recently, we have received many questions about how the Family Time Fitness physical education programs work. This short video explains our most popular program which is the Core 1 or Beginner Physical Education program. This program was designed for children … Continue reading

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Are you Living Like a Champion?

Last week I was picking up my nephew from dive camp. There was a swim camp going on at the same time. One of the swim coaches was telling a story from his childhood and how one coach asked him if … Continue reading

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Hula Hoops

Hula Hoops are a lot of fun. There are a variety of activities you can do with them. The Run through the Hoop activity helps to build coordination, mobility, flexibility, and spatial awareness. The kids even had to use some … Continue reading

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Changes coming to the Nutrition Facts labels

On May 31, 2016 I challenged myself to go one day without sugar. I made it through the day so I thought I would keep the challenge going one day at a time. Over the last few days I have been … Continue reading

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Five Benefits of Exercising as a Family

I am always looking for ways to spend more time with my kids. It is so easy to get caught up in sitting at home together with everyone on their own tablet or computer. What can we do to be … Continue reading

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3 Strength Building Exercises for Moms

Less than half of all adults meet the expert recommendations of 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise of 75 minutes of vigorous intensity exercise. It may be difficult as a parent to find 30 minutes a day to exercise. You … Continue reading

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