Check it out! Link: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2013/02/kids-who-walk-or-bike-school-concentrate-better-study-shows/4585/#.URE1qt0sfNo.email
It’s been a few weeks since January 1, the day that Americans decide they need to lose a few pounds after the holiday season. I was ahead of the game and had decided I’d gotten fat by the first of December. So I’ve had a few more weeks than the rest of America to… Read More
What activities do you most enjoy in the winter? WIC Nutritionist, Julie Schaeffer, shares her favs. Bonus hot cocoa recipe inside, and we could sure use some today! http://publichealth.blog.state.ma.us/2013/01/wintertime-magic.html
SQUAT The front squat stengthens your hips, knees, back and butt and improves your overall atheleticism. Here’s how it’s done (with or without weights): Begin with your legs spread slightly wider than shoulder width, and your toes slightly out-turned. Squat by moving your hips and butt back and down. Apply pressure outward on your feet… Read More
Why Exercise May Do A Teenager Good
And while you’re at it, take a moment to notice what makes a good walk. Are your sidewalks wide enough to accommodate all walkers? Do trees shade you from the sun and offer protection from fast moving traffic? Can you walk to grab a healthy snack or a drink with friends at a neighborhood cafe? Does your downtown… Read More
Interesting video about shopping by bike, especially at farmer’s markets: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=442fvIFEgOo&feature=youtu.be Thank you for sharing this, Chris Bosley (of Melrose, Toole Design Senior Engineer, Pedestrian & Bicycle Advisory Committee).