Mass in Motion Blog

Melrose and Wakefield Healthy Dining Program is here!!!!

Calling all Melrose & Wakefield food establishments…join the  Healthy Dining Program! Helping restaurants and other food establishments offer healthy choices, increase sales and attract new customers How can you benefit? New customers Free publicity locally and across the state Increased sales How do you qualify? To become recognized as a Healthy Dining establishment, when applicable,… Read More

Best Walking App Readers Choice Awards 2013

Give your walking a purpose (and your running and biking, too). Open up this free app (iOS or Google Play) and choose a charity. Then go, and your miles equate to money (25 cents per walking or running mile, 10 cents for bike miles) for your chosen charity. Along the way, you can view your… Read More

2 amazing freebies

The old saying is true: good health is the greatest wealth of all! Maintaining a healthy weight plays a key role in that, and it can save you a bundle–the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention puts the annual medical cost of obese people at $1,400-plus more than the cost for those at a healthy… Read More

Add a little spice to your life!

Need a little spice in your life? Natural herbs & spices boost flavor AND health.  Check out this traditional “sofrito” recipe. Link:

Safe Routes to School Forum (3-13-13)

I had a great time at  Safe Routes to School Forum on 3/13/13!  Netw0rked with school colleagues like Maria Caruso (Wakefield-Dolbeare elementary PE teacher) and participated on the SRTS Alliance Panel…I’m the one looking at the panel (not the camera)!?! Congrats to Mass in Motion-Melrose/Wakefield for winning an award titled “Community Collaboration for Safe Routes Success”!!… Read More