Tag Archive: physical activity

A Few of My Favorite Fall Things

Fall is my favorite time of year. Let me share with you a few of my favorite Fall things to help explain why.

  • Walking my dog in the heat of a summer morning is like trudging through a bowl of warm chowder. But with the cooler autumn mornings arriving, we become invigorated and feel like …

    Continue reading »

  • Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/10/27/a-few-of-my-favorite-fall-things/

    Physical Activity is for YOU, at Any Age!

    It’s no secret that exercise is good for you and can improve your life in so many ways.  The idea of exercise can be daunting for some people, especially if you’ve never done it on a regular basis.  You don’t have to go to the gym and lift weights or run a half …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/04/03/physical-activity-is-for-you-at-any-age/

    Families Should Play Together for Exercise

    You may not need coats and your yard may not have these leaves but finding fun and creative ways to engage children in exercise is important.  You can consider yourself successful if they have fun doing so without knowing they are meeting physical activity recommendations by participating in at least 60 minutes of …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/05/19/families-should-play-together-for-exercise/

    Spring into Action: Time to Get Moving

    Spring has Sprung

    Still trying to get past those winter blues? Get outside, enjoy the Spring weather, and do something active! Regardless of age or fitness level it is important to incorporate physical activity into your daily routine.

    Some people might say they cannot be active due to lack of time however, …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2015/04/14/spring-into-action-time-to-get-moving/

    Simple Ideas for Fun in the Sun

    “School’s out!” Time to head outdoors to play.

    In their Physical Activity Guidelines, the Department of Health and Human Services, http://www.health.gov, recommends at least one hour of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day for overall better health. No worries, though. You don’t have to do it all at once and what …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2014/06/27/simple-ideas-for-fun-in-the-sun/

    Keep the Holidays Healthy

    The Season of Hallothanksmas is upon us. Yes, I know what you’re thinking:  treats, meats, and delicious eats. But let’s shift our way of thinking. What if we turn our focus to family, friends, and making great memories? Here are three things to think about this holiday season:

    1. Portion control – Have you noticed …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2013/11/16/keep-the-holidays-healthy/

    ~Summertime Fun for the Family~

     

    Can you believe it ~ we are half way through the summer season! Summertime isn’t a time to worry about the children being bored but it’s the time to enjoy some good quality time with family. Outdoor family fun can be done on any budget while helping everyone stay fit and healthy.

    First, …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2013/07/29/summertime-fun-for-the-family/