Tag 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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Can you go one day without sugar?

The consumption of added sugars is one of the main contributing factors to the increase in overweight and obese children. These added sugars also contribute to the increased risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. As parents, we need to know … 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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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. ┬áThis 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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Go Outside and Play with your Kids

Summer is winding down. It is time to get outside and enjoy time with your family. If your kids are like mine they want to play when we go outside. Here are a couple of different tag games you can … Continue reading

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Diet buster – Frozen French Fries?

Morning friends, I have had had several people ask me to post the info about the grocery bag parachute for the kids. For those of you who missed my update on it a while back here is what it was … Continue reading

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