Category Archives: Homeschool Curriculum

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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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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What is your routine?

As a family, we moved into Summer mode a couple of weeks ago. For me this means a change to my routines. I am able to spend more time at home in the mornings. This has allowed me to exercise … Continue reading

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Updated Nutrition Facts Labels-Serving Sizes

Did you know that by law serving sizes must be based on amounts of foods and beverages that people are actually eating? The serving sizes are not based on what people should be eating. Most people tend to eat or … 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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5 Health Related Behaviors for Chronic Disease Prevention

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 75% of healthcare spending in the United States is on people with chronic conditions. The CDC has identified five key health related behaviors for chronic disease prevention. These five … Continue reading

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