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Join us Sunday, October 13th at our 10 Fest race to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Healthy Kids Running Series. Enjoy a day of family fun and of course races!

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Hot Hydration Tips!

It’s the end of September and it’s still HOT!! While we all know that water is the way to go, sometimes that is just too boring and you need a change.  Kids can especially be vulnerable to packaging and pretty colors of drinks, so make sure you are giving them the good stuff.  Here are […] >> READ MORE

Simple Steps to Improve Your Eating Habits

When it comes to eating, we have strong habits. Some are good (“I always eat breakfast”), and some are not so good (“I always clean my plate”). Although many of our eating habits were established during childhood, it doesn’t mean it’s too late to change them. Making sudden, radical changes to eating habits such as […] >> READ MORE
Kids Health

Eat Healthy With These Great Tips From Let’sMove.gov!

Parents and caregivers play a key role in not only making healthy choices for children and teaching children to make healthy choices for themselves. But in today’s busy world, this isn’t always easy. So Let’s Move! offers parents and caregivers the tools, support and information they need to make healthier choices while instilling healthy eating […] >> READ MORE
Kids Health

20 Healthy Smoothie Recipes For Kids From Mom Junction

Smoothies are something that most kids love more than whole fruits or fruit juices. Smoothies for toddlers and younger children are just great, as they are so refreshing, loaded with the benefits of vitamins and minerals. They boost up the immunity and energy levels of your kid. Vitamins and minerals are found in a very […] >> READ MORE
Healthy Families

Five Minutes (Or Less) For Your Health

Take five for your health! Being healthy and safe takes commitment, but it doesn’t have to be time-consuming. Most things are so simple and take so little time, that you’ll wonder why you’ve been avoiding them. Taking just a few of the 1440 minutes in a day is worth having a safer and healthier life […] >> READ MORE
Kids Health

5 Simple Steps To Success from LetsMove.gov!

Let’s Move! and Healthy Kids Running Series share one important goal: to solve the problem of childhood obesity. We want kids born today to grow up healthy and at a good weight when they reach adulthood. It’s a big goal – so we’re asking everyone to do their part, especially kids. By eating right and being […] >> READ MORE
Kids Health

5 Ways Water Wins – from ChildObesity180

We’ve written about it before and we’ll write about it again! One of the most important health decisions you and your child can make is to cut out the sugary sports drinks. They’re designed for the needs of professional athletes, not children, and water is what kids need! From our friends at ChildObesity180, here are […] >> READ MORE
Kids Health

Nutrition For Young Athletes From OnPoint Nutrition

It is no surprise that exercising uses up energy stored within the body.  Our bodies use carbohydrates and fats to sustain athletic performance during sprinting, jumping and lifting as part of many sports we play.  As a result, a key question we often hear from clients is, “What should I eat after a workout?”  This […] >> READ MORE
Kids Health

36 Healthy and Easy Snacks That Are Cheaper Than Fast Food!

The University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health has a list of nearly 40 healthy, easy to make, and inexpensive (not to mention delicious) snack foods for young athletes. The snacks range from classics such as “Ants on a log” – peanut butter and raisins on celery – to the more creative Banana Pops – […] >> READ MORE
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