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Getting Kids Moving and Competing with Video Games

It’s redundant to explain that kids are falling short of the mark with regard to their physical fitness, but a look at the data paints an eye-opening picture: a whopping 80% of kids aren’t getting enough physical activity. The culprit is obvious—screen time is eating up much of our kids’ time. The fastest growing and […]

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Summer Survival Tips for a Stay-at-Home Parent

As a mother of a 2 year old boy and a 6 year old girl, my life is constantly being pulled in different directions.  It is an endless quest to find balance and order especially when school is out and schedules become irrelevant.  This is my 3rd Summer as a stay-at-home parent with two children and […]

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Tips For Keeping Your Aging Parents Healthy & Fit

So, your parents have entered their golden years. The days of going to a 9-to-5 job are over, and now their time is occupied with playing bridge and spoiling your children. And while the stresses of being young and working are beginning to wear off, so too can the desire to remain fit and active.

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Healthy Parents Make For Healthy Kids

Multiple studies show a positive correlation between parental body image and diet, and those of their children. One of the main influences of either a healthy—or unhealthy—lifestyle are parents. Children are masters of mimicry, so if parents eat well and make sure exercise is an important part of their lives, their children will most likely follow their example.

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What Will My Child Do While I Workout?

Many parents are hesitant to go to the gym after having a baby. They worry about leaving  the newest, cutest addition to their family in the hands of strangers. Even parents with toddlers have hesitations. Will my child be exposed to too many germs?  Will there be too many kids?  Can he/she bring his special blanket? […]

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