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Spring into Fitness

We are starting to emerge from the cold, dark winter weather. As the weather warms up and all the plants are getting greener, it’s the perfect time to think about how you’ll emerge from winter hibernation on the couch. Research has found that most people are more active during spring and summer than late fall… Read more »

Move Like an Olympian

For the past two weeks, people across the globe have tuned in to watch athletes at the top of their game compete. For these athletes, the Olympics are the reward for a lifetime of dedication, training, and determination. While most of us will never reach the same level of skill and athleticism, we can all… Read more »

Workouts for Beginners

Many people set goals to increase their physical activity in the new year. With so few Americans meeting the recommended amount of physical activity, this is a great lifestyle change to make. And it’s never too late to get more active to feel better, have more energy, and live healthier. However, you don’t want to… Read more »

Spring Sports Help Families Move More

Spring is officially here and the grass is getting greener every day. This time of year is also when many kids across the state will lace up cleats and grab a glove as baseball, softball, and soccer seasons start up. Participating in sports helps kids develop important life skills, like teamwork, self-discipline, and goal-setting. And… Read more »

Creative Solutions for Moving More

When you hear “get in shape,” what does image does that bring to mind? I’m betting you pictured running on a treadmill, lifting weights, or maybe even a group aerobics class. While these are certainly popular ways to be more active, they’re not the only way. For many people, joining a gym is too costly… Read more »

Secrets for Successful New Years Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions are an awesome tradition to refocus on making healthy food and activity choices. Unfortunately, most resolutions fizzle out before you get to enjoy any of the benefits of a healthier lifestyle. So what can you do to make your New Year’s Resolutions stick? Keep reading for secrets on how to set and… Read more »

Tech Tools for Better Health

You might not be thinking about new year’s resolutions just yet, but it’s never too early to start! The most popular resolutions each year in America are related to being more physically active, losing weight, and eating smarter. There are proven strategies to help with these resolutions, such as keeping a food diary, making SMART… Read more »

Maintaining Your Weight During The Holidays

Most people associate the holiday season with gaining weight from the tasty food at parties and family celebrations, holiday party drinking, and less time and energy for exercise. Research has found that for most adults, this weight gain only adds up to one pound, not the 5 or more pounds commonly reported in the news.… Read more »

 

Ideas for Eating Smart and Moving More at Family Picnics

Picnics are great family outings for people watching their budgets. They can make your usual dinner a special event with just a little extra planning (but no extra cost!). Practicing good food safety is important for picnics, since you’ll be storing and eating food without the usual refrigeration or cleaning amenities you’re used to in… Read more »

 

How to Make Exercise A Part of Your Everyday Life

Convenience is Key With the hustle and bustle of a busy schedule, it may feel hard to find the time to exercise. Experts say to get 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week. This may seem like a lot, but it’s only about 20 minutes a day. Exercising doesn’t always mean that you have… Read more »