Ideas for Exercising with Kids Finding time to exercise can be difficult, especially so if you juggle a work schedule and have young children at home. Encouraging your children to exercise with you is a winning solution! – We know that healthy habits established in childhood are more likely to “stick” into adulthood. Actively playing with […]
Tips to Help Kids Exercise Children naturally love to play and move their bodies, but like all of us they often need some encouragement and motivation. Good PE teachers and athletic coaches know that the key to getting and keeping kids (and adults) healthy is to make exercise less about “work” and more about “play.” […]
Fun Tips to Get Moving with Your Dog According to a nationwide survey of pet owners, about 85 million American families own dogs. Sadly, many vets report that the majority of dogs are overweight, putting them at all kinds of health risks, including arthritis, heart and breathing conditions, and ACL tears. Exercise is just as […]
Take a Walk! Did you know that taking a simple walk outdoors is a form of preventive medicine? Exercising in nature supports mental, emotional, and physical health benefits. Throughout Alabama, there are hundreds of miles of beautiful trails ranging from wide, urban and suburban, paved walking trails, to more challenging and remote wooded trails that […]
COVID-19 and How Exercise May Protect You I found this article very informative and wanted to share it with my HEAL followers. Christy Article Highlights: Regular exercise may reduce the risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome, a major cause of death in patients with the COVID-19 virus, a top exercise researcher reports. He is urging […]
On HEAL Day, we celebrate Healthy Eating, Active Living, and Academic Performance. Join us in this celebration by participating in the activities below!