Your Holly Jolly Workout
Dec02

Your Holly Jolly Workout

Shopping, pageants, parties, family gatherings, and food, food, food. The holiday season is filled with good things, making it the holly-est, jolly-est time of year. And it’s easy to get caught up in the tinsel, lights, eggnog, and chocolate and forget about barbells and running shoes. This is why people gain an average of one pound (overweight folks gain even more) during the winter holiday months. You may not think a pound is...

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Monkey See, Monkey Do
Feb01

Monkey See, Monkey Do

If you don’t eat right, neither will your children. As much as you’d like to see the kids enthusiastically eating a pile of green veggies, you’ll need to be the first one to dig in. The easiest way to model healthy eating habits is to eat most of your meals at home. When you eat out, the kid’s menus options are mainly fried and carbohydrate-filled, and most come with a sugary beverage. When you make your own...

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Make Fitness a Family Affair
Feb01

Make Fitness a Family Affair

Today childhood obesity is a major concern among parents and the medical community. This generation of kids is less active and more obese than any generation before. Wouldn’t it be great if your kids naturally enjoyed exercise? If this were the case then childhood obesity wouldn’t be the looming problem that it is. As adults we exercise to improve health, stay fit, and control weight. But what motivates a child to be...

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