How to Raise Healthy Eaters

An important part of raising healthy kids is raising healthy eaters. Kids seem to be born with a love for chocolate and sour gummies and a distaste for anything that resembles a vegetable. As parents, how can we raise kids who will try new foods, make healthier choices and learn the importance of a balanced diet…

How to Raise Healthy Kids

Raising healthy kids is an important part of laying the foundation for a future generation of healthy adults and healthy families. In theory raising healthy kids is pretty simple – eating a well balanced diet and getting plenty of activity, but in reality kids are less active than ever and filling up on convenience packaged…

10 Tips to Take With You to the Gym

The gym can be an intimidating place if you are not used to going to the gym. Visions of big muscle dudes sweating all over the weight machines or super energetic fitness instructors over choreographing every step class and you are giving up before you even begin. Truth is there will be large muscled and…

5 Ways to Get Kids Eating More Zucchini

I don’t know what it is about zucchini, but I have yet to find a kid that actually likes eating it. Zucchini doesn’t have much of a taste, certainly not an offensive one. Maybe it is the fact that it is a green vegetable? Maybe the name? Maybe it just doesn’t taste enough like melted…

FitTip: Get In and Out of the Gym in 30 Minutes

You’ve heard strength training is good for you. Lifting a few light weights tones and improves lean muscle mass which is good for your heart, and bones.  Regular exercise relieves stress and increases energy levels. Heaving duty weight lifting is not required – just simple exercises and easy machines that work all muscles groups and keep your arms and legs…