Tag Archives: family

Your 4-Legged Friend Can Improve Your Health

As the saying goes, “The dog is man’s best friend.”  And, now we have proof.  Pets, especially dogs, can help you live a longer life. Various studies by the National …

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Forget Family Movie Night. Try Family Move Night

Forget about Family Movie Night. Replace a sedentary evening with your kids with Family Move Night! Who needs the added calories of pizza and buttered popcorn while lying on the …

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The Family That Plays Together, Stays Together

As highlighted on BBC News, along with eating a healthy diet, controlling your stress through quiet reflection and getting adequate sleep, exercise is probably the most important aspect of your …

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Exercise in Youth is “Remembered” By Your Bones

According to researchers from the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland, your bones retain a “memory” of exercise’s effects long after the exercise session has ended, and this bone …

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How My Clients with Special Needs Remind Me to Be a Better Person

I am lucky. I have a beautiful wife and two amazing kids. I am also the founder and owner of a hi-tech, therapeutic fitness facility in the Washington, DC, area …

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Can Exercise Really Improve Kids’ Health?

Can exercise really improve kids’ health? Yes!  As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and …

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The Importance Family

Now that the Holidays are over and the new year is almost upon us, everywhere you go, you see happy families spending time together.  So, in honor of the Holidays …

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Holiday Stress Busters for Parents of Children with Autism and Special Needs

One of the happiest – and most stressful – times of the year is right around the corner. Although the Holidays are known as the time of the year when …

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What’s Scarier – Halloween Costumes or Leftover Candy?

Happy (almost) Halloween!  This week marks the unofficial beginning of the Holiday eating season.  If you’re like me, fighting the temptation to splurge daily on Snickers, brownies, kugel, and cupcakes …

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