physical activity

Ways to Keep Children Active this Summer

June 03, 2020
Turn those inactive, summer days inside into fun-filled days spent outdoors! With school out, it’s important for kids to stay active over the summer. Healthy habits start with you. Be a role model and encourage safe and fun ideas to keep children of all ages active and busy this summer with these helpful tips.

Get Moving with Fun, Functional Fitness!

May 04, 2020
Functional fitness is an important part of daily exercise and a fun way to stay active! Including aerobic capacity, flexibility, strength, endurance, coordination, balance, and agility activities throughout the day can help play a critical role in supporting your functional fitness and overall health goals.

Staying Busy during Break: Tips on Staying Active for Parents and Kids

March 19, 2020
Spring break is here! With school out, it’s important for children’s bodies and brains to remain active. How can you provide activities and structure for your children’s free time, while maintaining your sanity as a parent? It’s never too late to start healthy habits. Make activities enjoyable and engaging for your child without disrupting your normal routine! Be a role model and encourage fun ideas to keep children of all ages active and busy this spring break with these helpful tips.

Heart-healthy Celebration Ideas for Valentine’s Day

February 05, 2020
Is your heart racing for Valentine’s Day? Although candy and dessert tend to take center stage on Valentine’s Day, holiday celebrations are a great place to incorporate healthy eating ideas and physical activity into a child’s life.

How Can Advertisements Influence Your Food Choices?

January 22, 2020
How can advertisements influence your food choices? Food advertising is aimed to reach a wide range of people and age-levels through various sources and platforms. Advertisements can easily sway one’s food choices, especially adolescents and younger children. Learn more about how you can become an informed consumer and promote healthier eating for your whole family!

How Much Water Should You Drink?

January 15, 2020
How can you make every sip count? Water plays a crucial role in keeping our bodies healthy. Learn more information and creative tips to further promote hydration throughout the day here!

Celebrate the Holidays with Healthy Choices

December 04, 2019
The holiday season is upon us! Winter festivities are the perfect time for families and friends to gather around the dining table for food, drinks, and joyous conversations. Don’t let the abundance of holiday parties keep you from maintaining the healthy habits that you have built throughout the year. Enjoy a merry and healthy holiday season with a few mindful practices.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

November 06, 2019
Throughout November, we are celebrating National Diabetes Awareness Month! During this month, the community comes together to bring attention to diabetes, diabetes management and prevention, and protecting yourself from other chronic complications. This year focuses on the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Healthy Halloween Celebration Ideas

October 14, 2019
Trick or treat! Halloween is coming up, and it is a fun-filled day full off creative costumes, spooky surprises, and tasty treats. Keep your Halloween activities both spook-tacular and healthy with a few simple tips and ideas.