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...]

Keeping Our Families Active

Keeping active as a family today is no easy task. Certainly, this has not been made any easier by the total accessibility of the internet and the widespread ownership of smartphones, tablets and laptops, even amongst our kids. In fact, research shows that 50 percent of 12 to 20 year olds are not getting the exercise they need.  Indeed, it seems that many kids today would rather exercise their fingers than their bodies and minds! However there are a few small and fun ways to keep our children … [Read more...]

Keeping Fit Doesn’t Have To Cost You!

Walking is something most people do on a day-to-day basis, increasing the amount you walk and your fitness levels is easier than you think. You can pocket your travel fares and walk to work from now on; this will improve your cardio-vascular fitness and save you money. Running is also a hassle free way to keep fit! Local parks provide scenic routes and are accessible by everyone. Running stimulates the cardiovascular system and increases lower-body muscle endurance. A personal exercise plan will … [Read more...]