Posts Tagged ‘Fitness’

Freeze Tag Yoga —YES! April 18, 2014 No Comments

Yoga is not just for adults; it is for kids, too, but you know what? Kiddos do not even need to know they are doing purposeful exercise when they assume their downward dogs, their boat poses, their planks. Nope. Just sell them a little game of freeze tag and teach them to hold yoga poses [...]

Rainy-Day Exercise—What’s Your Pick? August 21, 2013 No Comments

If you are an outdoor exerciser, you know the joy of the trees, the breeze, the perfect temperature, the natural terrain, and more. You also likely know the defeat of a rainy day, because it means you must head indoors to the gym, your living room, the garage treadmill, or perhaps you skip fitness on [...]

Are You Taking 10,000 Steps? July 22, 2013 No Comments

General wisdom says that in the spirit of general health and wellness, we humans should take about 10,000 steps per day. Totally doable—if you conquer roughly 5 miles of foot travel every day. Now, without deliberate exercise, this is hard to attain. A day with just general milling about and no fitness feat will score [...]

Facebook Find — The Fit Girls Dish May 10, 2013 No Comments

The Fit Girls Dish Facebook page features a mom and a daughter who talk food, fashion, and fitness, and if you like these three F words, then you would be wise to “Like” these girls, who say, “We are a mother daughter duo blogging daily to you from NYC and Connecticut to share our passion for [...]

Get Fit in Your Kitchen February 4, 2013 No Comments

Morning Mile — Where Kids Get Fit September 9, 2012 2 Comments

Schools all over the country are kicking off their Morning Mile programs. Is your school part of this fitness movement? It’s a really simple program that infuses exercise into kids’ lives. It works like this: Students arrive at school and head right out to a track, field, or designated area at their schools. They run or [...]

The Power of P90X February 6, 2012 No Comments

I’ve long heard about how P90X is a great, body-transforming fitness program, but for years and years, I just never jumped on board — until now. Well, yesterday, to be exact, followed by a repeat today. I started with Yoga X (my mom swears by it), and I really like it. I mean, it was [...]

Morning Mile Is Magnificent January 9, 2012 No Comments

There’s this really great program spreading through schools across the country, and it’s guaranteed to improve students’ overall fitness, energy levels, moods, and more. It’s called the Morning Mile, and if it’s not up and running at your kids’ schools, you should be the one to get the ball rolling. It’s easy to sign up, [...]

Feel Sore — or Sorry December 30, 2011 No Comments

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The Magnificent Mile April 25, 2011 No Comments

The Morning Mile is the kind of event that gives you goosebumps, said my friend and fitness maven Fitz Koehler today at a Hidden Oak Elementary School post-run press conference, where she addressed parents, school officials, and partner executives from AvMed, all of whom were gathered to marvel at the success of this school exercise program. [...]