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Physical Activity vs. Working Out

I don’t mean to get hung up on semantics here but the term physical activity should not be mistaken for exercise.  They aren’t the same thing.   717 more words

Wellness

What are Your Smart Servings?

For this week’s recognition of American Heart Month, the Healthy Kids Challenge WOWS Newsletter points out that we are not being heart smart when we fall for “Portion Distortion.” Bigger servings can mean too much of everything – including calories, sugar and fat – all things that can impact heart health. 222 more words

Kids Health

The Exercise Habit

Physical activity for health and wellness does not necessarily mean grunting and slinging weights in a smelly gym. It means we simply have to be more active than our usual lifestyle. 51 more words

Exercise