Get Yourself Moving!™

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

Commercials Are the Culprit in TV-Obesity Link – Well Blog – NYTimes.com

Commercials Are the Culprit in TV-Obesity Link – Well Blog – NYTimes.com. Have you seen this commercial for KFC? It’s a heart attack waiting to happen. Maybe not so much waiting but call 911 now! I’ve always known that what we watch we tend to believe so is their a way to tune out commercials? […]

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Wed, June 11 2014 » Reversing Childhood Obsesity, The Mind-Body Connection, Thinking (and Moving) Outside The Box » No Comments

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

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