Outdoor Play – Effects on Children Health and Development

Children are the embodiment of the future generation. They need to be all-around when it comes to being active. However, with each passing day, more kids spend time on screens, their phones, among other technological gadgets. In the end, it does more harm than good to their cognitive thinking and general health. It’s paramount to encourage a child to participate in outdoor play often. It has a positive effect on their health and development. Below are some of the impacts of outdoor play on … [Read more...]

Protect Your Family’s Health Thru These Tips From a Meticulous Mom

As a mom, your family’s health is usually your top priority. Caring for anyone sick in your household can prove to be a very challenging feat. It is even more devastating when it is one of your children who is sick.  Thereby, here are some tips on how you can protect your family’s health that is from a certified meticulous mom. Encourage eating healthy More often than not, kids avoid the greens. But these vegetables are the perfect source of nutrition that can boost their immunity … [Read more...]

5 Advantages Of Including Weight Training In Your Exercise Regime

Many people assume that exercise is new to the fitness world and believe that strength training if more appropriate for more experienced athletes. On the contrary, there are numerous health, physical, and mental advantages to weight training that you should consider. And here is why: Strength training not only boosts your physical workout capacity, but it also enhances your ability to engage in activities that form part of your daily life. You can work harder and longer when incorporating … [Read more...]

Tips For Using Fat Bike and Cycling For Fitness

If you are one of those people who enjoy leisurely paddling around a block or on a flat section of a natural road, you may be in for a happy ride. Riding on a bike for pleasure is a good form of aerobic exercise. But you probably won't lose much weight unless you plan a "push yourself" plan. I'm really sick of hearing that people say, "No pain and no use!" But the ancient saying is true when it comes to riding a bike to lose weight. Moving you’re cycling distance or speed, you are sure that you … [Read more...]

9 Less Known Ways to Do Exercise That Will Make You Fit

Everyone has an agenda to get physically fit, but not everyone gets to put in the work. Exercising is not quite as inviting as sitting on the couch with chips and lots of soda. Even so, it is a path of life that can be very rewarding, not just physically, but also mentally. If going to the gym is not your cup of tea, it does not mean you are exempted from taking care of your body. There are several other ways you could exercise, without necessarily feeling like you are. Here are 9 less known … [Read more...]

Five Simple Ways to Help Your Kids Enjoy Exercise

There is a plentiful amount of research indicating that kids who develop healthy habits towards exercise at an early age, will be more likely to enjoy fitness throughout their lifetime. As such, promoting an encouraging environment towards exercise during the early years of childhood is essential for Aussie families. How often should my kids exercise? Although some kids have endless energy to burn, others require extra inspiration to get up and moving. With the continuous development of … [Read more...]

The 8 Must-Have Items in an Overnight Trail Runner’s Emergency Kit

Trail running is a great way to soak in the environment while also getting in plenty of exercise. But, if you’re taking your trail running activities into the night, there are several things you’ll want to pack in your emergency kit so you’re prepared for anything that may come your way. Here are 8 must-have items in your overnight trail runner’s emergency kit. 1. Plenty of Snacks & Water After spending hours outdoors, you’ll be quite hungry and thirsty. To maintain your health along … [Read more...]

My Interview With Mia Hamm & LeapFrog LeapBand Giveaway! #FitMadeFun

Disclosure: I am receiving free product in exchange for my post.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! If you follow me on Facebook, a couple of weeks ago you probably saw that I got to do something pretty cool - interview retired soccer star Mia Hamm!  The occasion for this was her involvement with Fit Made Fun Day with LeapFrog on September 6th.  This fun day on September 6th in Los Angeles was an exciting event where parents and children got to come and help break some records!  Check … [Read more...]