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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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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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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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I have a confession

I have a confession to make. I started drinking coffee about 2 months ago. I’ve always enjoyed the smell of coffee but did not like the bitter taste. What made me start drinking coffee? I’m glad you asked. We found … Continue reading

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Does your home environment promote physical activity?

A recent study found that the home environment is an important influence on the sedentary behavior and physical activity in children. What the researchers found from observational studies was that the role of the parent was important on influencing the … Continue reading

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How do you talk to your children about weight and health?- Part 1

No matter where you fall on the spectrum of weight, it is something that most of us think about fairly regularly. Our children may also struggle with issues of weight. There are many questions we have as parents on how … Continue reading

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