Get Yourself Moving!™

Thoughts on improving fitness, nutrition and learning for children and adults alike

The longest block…

One day, my daughter and I were going to a school function in the evening. Because her school has limited parking, many families had to park off-campus and walk the rest of the way to the school. To be honest, we could have walked the entire way, but like many busy families we were running […]

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Thu, March 25 2010 » Everything Else, Reversing Childhood Obsesity, Thinking (and Moving) Outside The Box » No Comments

“You can have any snack you want… if it’s in the house.”

Certain Behavioral Traits and Feeding Practices May Increase Risk for Weight Gain in Children – The Journal of Pediatrics Just came across this in a Journal of Pediatrics issue. This report talks about a study of 197 girls conducted by the Center for Childhood Obesity Research at Penn State over a 10-year period. What they […]

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Fri, March 19 2010 » Reversing Childhood Obsesity, The Mind-Body Connection » No Comments

Woman aims for 1,000-pound weight goal: Is this child neglect? – Healthy Living on Shine

Woman aims for 1,000-pound weight goal: Is this child neglect? – Healthy Living on Shine. A New Jersey mother of two, who weighs 601 pounds, wants to actually GAIN weight – a lot of it – just so she can get on the Guinness Book of Records for being the world’s biggest mother. I don’t […]

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Tue, March 16 2010 » Everything Else » No Comments