Mass in Motion Blog

Creating safer, more walk-able communities

Getting involved with the Safe Routes to School program/opportunities, Complete Streets efforts and the Ped/Bike Committee are just a few ways to work with like-minded folks to create safer, more walk-able communities. MA DOT Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program hosts International Walk, Bike & Roll to School Day in October.  This year it will… Read More

Resolutions, Shmesolutions…just be smart

Year after year many of us make these crazy, unrealistic weight-centered resolutions for the New Year.  This year, our advice is short and sweet (but not too sweet)…Eat better. Move More. It’s that simple. Make smart choices when you can, and balance out what you eat with how much you move. Do what you can… Read More

12 Days of Healthy Snacks for your teens

These easy ideas were on our tree at the Festival of the Trees in December 2017. Thanks to the Boys and Girls Club of Wakefield, Wake Up Coalition & Wakefield Youth Action Team! Hard Boiled Eggs plus an apple. Whether your teen is looking to gain muscle or lose weight, this perfectly packaged protein… Read More

Wakefield BOKS

Volunteers are needed for the fall BOKS session beginning 9/25/17 at the four Wakefield elementary schools. BOKS ( is a free, before-school, fitness program designed to give kids a body and brain boost that will set them up for a day of learning. Volunteers will be asked to make a 1 or 2x a week… Read More