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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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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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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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Four Stretching Exercises to Add to your Daily Routines

Many of us do not spend enough time stretching even though we know the many benefits. Adding a variety of stretching exercises to your daily routines can help reduce stress, ease lower back pain, improve circulation, and increase mobility. I … Continue reading

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Will you commit to your family’s health in 2014?

What will you commit to for 2014?  A recent survey found that 75% of the respondents are committing to improving their overall fitness, diet and nutrition. The survey found that the primary motivators for committing to an active lifestyle are … Continue reading

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Exercise Improves Insulin Sensitivity

New research came out which found that exercise training in adults with pre-diabetes helps to improve pancreatic beta cell function.  This means that exercise helped improve insulin sensitivity in people who are pre-diabetic. The participants in the study exercised 5 … Continue reading

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These 4 simple exercises can reduce your risk of knee injury

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries have increased 400 percent over the last 10 years. The ACL is the most important of the four ligaments that connect the bones of the knee joint in order to stabilize during normal and athletic … Continue reading

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How do you talk to your children about weight and health?- Part 2

In part 1 I wrote about some of the factors that make it difficult for parents to talk to their children about weight and health issues. In this post I would like to provide some tips on how to talk … Continue reading

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