7 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active
If you have children, you can’t help but feel their excitement around this time of year. School is ending for the year and summer fun is about to begin. Before they reach for the game controllers and think about being plugged in for the summer — you need to start planning the unplugged activities.
Top 5 Workout Tips While on Summer Vacation
As summer moves into full swing, that upcoming summer trip isn’t too far behind. You’re planning your fun-filled week, or more if you’re lucky, with your family. You’re ready to check out from the stresses of daily life. Before you completely punch out, do a little research to make sure that you won’t...
Healthy Activities to Do with Dad
healthy-activities-fathers-day-fitness-together-tipsFather’s Day is fast approaching. How do you spend Father’s Day with your Dad? Is it a family barbecue, brunch or something fun out and about? If your Dad enjoys an active lifestyle, Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity for you to plan a fun day doing what he loves. You...
Whether it is Dad and the kids cooking breakfast in bed or the whole family visiting a restaurant, brunch is a special tradition for many. However, if you are working out, a big hearty brunch may not sound so appetizing. With a little research, there is a way to enjoy a good brunch while still maintaining your healthy diet.
Healthy French Toast - French Toast is an all-time...
Prep for Running Season
prep-running-season-fitness-together-fitness-tipsIf you couldn't tell by now, running season is in full swing. In just about every town, on any street, you’ll find someone running. If you haven’t laced up your shoes yet, here a few tips to help you prep for the season.
Do More than Run
Running is great, but if you are...
Finding ways to engage in physical activity while avoiding injury is a major goal of training programs. All activities have risks. Most of the time the benefits outweigh the risks. One recent study found that active individuals have a 17%-19% lower chance of injury during non-sport or non-leisure time activities than those who were inactive. But injuries still do exist, and it’s important to understand the factors that could increase your risk of suffering an exercise-related injury.
You don’t need a dietitian to tell you that the menu options at the local fair are going to be bad for your diet. True to tradition, the latest between-ride snacks to grace fairgrounds are battered, deep-fried, sugar-coated, or all of the above. From old standards (funnel cake) to more creative concoctions, the fare at the fair will reliably bust your gut. Here are some of the most outrageous, waist-expanding foods we’ve seen at festivals across the nation.
Recipe of the Week - Baked Sweet Potato Steak Fries
One popular series of candy bar promotes the idea of eating it to stop hunger pangs – if you feel a drop in energy during the workday, you can simply eat one of these candy bars (which has 30 grams of sugar and rhymes with knickers) and go on being productive. Not exactly. Except for the immediate feeling of satiety, the effect on hunger is exactly the opposite.When you...