Category Archives: Physical Activity

Fitness Works

            Todays information is written by guest blogger Jamie Goffena, Nebraska Extension Educator, Staying fit can be hard when work keeps many people molded to an office chair most of the day. Studies have shown that a sedentary lifestyle can adversely affect health and may shorten life, according to the National Institute of Health. Periodic movement during the day can reduce that risk. Following are suggestions to work healthier:
  1. Rather than another jolt of a caffeine drink during breaks, find someone to

Taste Testing Parties!

    Last week I picked up my CSA bag to find the biggest egg plant I had ever seen. It also included many varieties of peppers, beets, and some yummy Roma tomatoes!  I thought of all types of recipes to try-like eggplant hummus, or stuffed peppers rolled in bread crumbs and baked, or eggplant Parmesan.  Then I remembered I had a class with parents and Childs coming in.  What's a class about cooking if you don't sample something? Many of the participants

Getting Active & Staying Active: From One Mom to Another

How’s your motivation to be active day-in and day-out? Some days are better than others? That’s how it is for me. I know physical activity is good for me, but that doesn’t mean I always get in the recommended 150 minutes of physical activity each week. Sometimes life legitimately gets in the way. Other times, I let life get in the way as my excuse. I'll offer a bit of background on me so you