Tag Archives: fitness

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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Are You Drinking Too Much Water?

Everyone has heard that the human body is comprised of roughly 60% water and proper hydration is needed to sustain life. Water is the building block of life and helps …

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Does Your Child Play Outside Often? You May Be Too Over-Protective

The 2015 ParticipACTION Report Card of Physical Activity for Children and Youth takes a landmark position on fitness for kids and active, outdoor play revealing that kids are not playing …

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Back-to-School Fitness for Moms

The importance of improving fitness skills cannot be underestimated.  Many adults with low levels of interest in physical activity are often found to have decreased self-confidence.  The American Heart Association …

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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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Want to Gain Weight? Try Yo-Yo Dieting

Yo-Yo dieting leads to weight GAIN. Research by the universities of Exeter and Bristol suggests that repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as …

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You Need a Vacation

It’s officially vacation season – that time of the year when your healthy eating and adherence to a consistent exercise routine to get into swimsuit shape finally pays off! Are you anxious …

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Exercise Can Prevent Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis can potentially be prevented with a good diet and regular exercise, a new expert review published in the Nature Reviews Rheumatology reports. Researchers from the University of Surrey identified a crucial …

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Do You Have to Be Thin to Be an Athlete?

Close your eyes and think of an athlete’s body. Are you imagining six-pack abs, striated calves and rock-hard biceps? Are you envisioning someone thin? Are you surprised to know that …

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