Get Yourself Moving!™

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

Get Yourself Moving!™

Get Yourself Moving!™. Fitness Testing is it really worth it? I’ve been teaching and assessing kids my entire career to determine their strengths and weakness. But is all this testing really help my students in the long run? Fitness tests that use criterion-referenced standards, such as FITNESSGRAM, encourage children to focus on their own health […]

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Wed, June 11 2014 » Healthy Schools, Thinking (and Moving) Outside The Box » No Comments

Less is more, or… going for what’s first, easy & cheap

Coca-Cola & McDonalds Are Afraid of You | Health Habits. It may appear that the purveyors of sweet sodas and cheap eats are running scared! (They should run with GYMB4 – they’d get more exercise that way :)) After all the screaming to the hilltops about childhood obesity and the health of our families, these companies […]

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Wed, May 5 2010 » Healthy Schools, Reversing Childhood Obsesity » No Comments

Weighing the sweeteners – baltimoresun.com

About every week or two, we get an unwelcome free newspaper dropped on our front lawn. The SunPlus is nothing more than several pages of ads bracketed by one or two articles of general interest. Recently, though, I hesitated before throwing this one in the recycling. There on the cover was an article weighing the […]

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Wed, April 21 2010 » Healthy Schools, Reversing Childhood Obsesity » No Comments