It’s time to start thinking about how to spend your time with the warm days and late evenings, especially after being stuck inside for the past year -- getting outside for your physical and mental health is important.
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Way back in 2018, I wrote a blog post about exercising or being physically active outside. I had been talking to some friends about how expensive gym memberships could be and thought people might enjoy some information about how beneficial (and free!) it can be to get moving outdoors! I am still a big fan …
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so families should consider ways they can stay healthy during the holidays. Here are some tips to consider when preparing Thanksgiving dinner...
As September comes to a close, many of us start thinking about fall flavors, fall leaves, fall temperatures, and fall physical activity! Okay, the fall physical activity one might seem a little strange. But, as the calendar gets closer to October, I get excited about walking! Every October, Maryland celebrates Walk Maryland Day! Walking is …
Health promotion groups across the country are promoting 5-2-1-0 and using the strategies to design programs aimed at helping families find ways to keep their children healthy and reduce childhood obesity.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all been stuck in the house, consuming new information, working from home, while also taking care of our loved ones. We have been practicing “social distancing” and staying indoors. This can take a toll on our mental health and it is important that we stop and take some time each day to practice self-care.
Charity exercise apps are one new solution trying to help people who can’t find the motivation to exercise.
Is it harder for you to get out of bed on winter mornings when the temperature is low and it’s darker outside? You’re not alone.
Did you know that Maryland has an official state exercise? It’s true! In 2008 Maryland designated walking as the state exercise.