Thanksgiving Fun!

Besides eating a delicious meal, what else do you like to do on Thanksgiving? While you’re waiting for the food to be ready, here are five fun activities you could do with your family/friends: (1) Play football or flag football. (2) Take a walk or hike. (3) Run in a Turkey Trot. Go to this websiteContinue reading “Thanksgiving Fun!”

Picnics & Parks

What things come to your mind when you think of being healthy? Some things I think of are: Eating fruits and veggies Getting enough sleep Homemade meals Being happy Spending time outdoors Playing & being active Family mealtime Lets talk about how we can combine those last two: Being active and family mealtime. What areContinue reading “Picnics & Parks”

Make a Splash!

There’s not much time left before school starts! With these last few summer days make sure to spend time having fun. 🙂 It’s been a little while since we’ve talked about physical activity. Do you remember how time is recommended to spend doing physical activity each day? It’s recommended that kids are physically active forContinue reading “Make a Splash!”

Fun on the Fourth!

242 years! That is the number of years that the United States of America has celebrated independence. Why is that important? It’s important because the 4th of July is just around the corner! Fun fact: The U.S.A was actually approved for independence on July 2nd, 1776 but the Declaration of Independence wasn’t approved by Congress untilContinue reading “Fun on the Fourth!”

Fun Under the Summer Sun!

School is over and the sun is out!! Does life get any better? Now that you’ve got a little bit more time on your hands – what fun things are you going to do? Summer always provide a lot of opportunities to be physically active. No matter what fun activities you do this summer, makeContinue reading “Fun Under the Summer Sun!”

Gardens are Great

Have you ever eaten a fruit or vegetable that you grew in a garden? It is a lot of fun to watch a plant grow from a seed to something you can actually eat! Today we’re going to learn a little bit about growing a garden. You may think of gardening as a something thatContinue reading “Gardens are Great”

Resistance Training

Resistance training is all about muscles! When something causes your muscles to work harder, they grow stronger. Strong muscles can help you improve sport performance and also protect you from injuries that may occur during exercise. Strengthening muscles will also increase bone health. Resistance training can also be referred to as strength training. Resistance trainingContinue reading “Resistance Training”

Awesome Aerobics

Aerobic exercise makes your heart happy! When you do aerobic exercise your heart beats faster – this helps make your heart strong. A strong heart is good at supplying the rest of your body with the oxygen it needs to work well. Aerobic exercise is sometimes called cardio exercise. The word aerobic means “with air”.Continue reading “Awesome Aerobics”