Category Archives: Physical Activity

Holidays on a Budget

moneyDo you know the words to the popular Christmas song "O Christmas bills, O Christmas bills, how much this season costs me!" I hope not. The holiday season starts with Halloween and ends with New Years Day. Many things seem shorter at this time of the year:
  • A shortage of time to get everything done.
  • A shortage of money to purchase gifts, meals, and for entertainment.
  • There in never a shortage of calories

Choose Foods and Habits That Will Combat Stress

  Stress is an essential part of living a productive life.  However, most of us have more stress in our lives than we need.  As a result of our high stress levels we often choose stress-prone eating behaviors that further stress our bodies.  These stress-prone eating behaviors include choosing foods and beverages that are high in fat, sugar, and caffeine.  These eating behaviors further stress our bodies and do not provide our bodies the nutrients they need. The good news is that

Family Fun Fitness

The benefits that physical activity provides our body and mind are endless.  Being physically active every day is just as important as the foods we choose to eat.  Turn of the tube and take some time to be active with your family. Try the following activities with your family:
  • Treasure Hunt Walk – List 5 things to find on your family walk:  leaf, pinecone, twig, dandelion, rock, etc.
  • Turn on the radio and dance around the house.
  • Introduce the games you loved as a