Category Archives: exercise

(Please Don’t) just sit down and shut up.

“In order for children to learn, they need to be able to pay attention. In order to pay attention, we need to let them move.” …read the rest of the story here. Advertisements

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Benefits of Risk Taking…Even on the Playground.

If you fall down, get back up. If you scrape your knee, get a Band-Aid.    Or don’t. Now go play like we used to do.

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10 Things I Want My Daughter to Know About Working Out

“Mid-way through a recent group exercise class, the teacher lost me. She didn’t lose me because of some complicated step sequence or insanely long set of burpees; I mentally checked out because of a few words she kept saying over … Continue reading

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