Mass in Motion Blog

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

“Complete Streets”…what exactly is it?

According to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), a complete street is one that provides safe and accessible options for all travel modes –walking, biking, transit and vehicles – for people of all ages and abilities. Complete Streets improvements may be large scale such as corridor wide improvements or focused on the needs of a… Read More

Having a Happy–and Healthy–Halloween!

For many of us, the start of autumn means enjoying many seasonal favorites such as apple pie, cider donuts, Halloween treats, and pumpkin-spiced…everything! The list goes on and on! Year after year, we start September and the going-back-to-school season with good intentions for staying healthy, only to be tempted by sugar-filled holiday treats. How can… Read More

Healthy Heart Fall Bucket List

Carve pumpkins Roast pumpkin seeds to eat Cook a healthy fall recipe Take a long walk to leaf hunt Go apple picking Get lost in a corn maze Hand out healthy treats to little goblins Thanks for the ideas, American Heart Association!