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 until… Continue reading Fun on the Fourth!
Category: Physical Activity
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, make… Continue 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 that… Continue reading Gardens are Great
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 training… Continue reading Resistance Training
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
Balance is Best
Have you ever lost your balance while playing a sport or exercising? One of the ways that we can help our bodies be healthy is by practicing good balance. Have you ever thought of balancing as a way to be physically active? Today we will learn why balance helps us and how we can improve… Continue reading Balance is Best
Let’s go fly a kite!
It is time to come out of our winter caves and take a deep breath of fresh spring air! It is such a good time to be outside because the sun is out and everything is blooming. Is there anything better than feeling the sun on your skin while looking at the blossoming flowers and… Continue reading Let’s go fly a kite!
Dynamite and DYNAMIC Stretching!
Happy Friday everyone! Hope you have some fun plans for this weekend! Before you get started on your adventures, heres a quick tip to help you stay safe while being active. It's called: Dynamic Stretching Before you start any type of physical activity, it is important to loosen and warm up your muscles and joints.… Continue reading Dynamite and DYNAMIC Stretching!