Tag Archives: physical activity

Get Smart with Back to School Nutrition

Did you know American children obtain 50% of their calories from added fat and sugar? Fewer than 15% of school children eat the recommended servings of fruit, less than 20% eat the recommended servings of vegetables and soda consumption has almost doubled in the last 20 years? These poor nutritional habits combined with a decreased […]

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Fall Fun Fitness for You and Your Family!

The air is starting to feel cool and crisp. The leaves on the trees on my street are starting to turn incredible colors- burnt orange, yellow, red and gold. That means only one thing- autumn is almost here! And as an avid runner, late September and October are my favorite times of the year to […]

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Celebrate American Heart Month!

Your heart – it beats on average 100,000 times a day and pumps the equivalent of 2000 gallons of blood each day. Imagine what a workhorse our hearts must be! So vital to our life and yet not well taken care of by most of us. Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of […]

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