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Add Learning How to Swim to Your Child’s List of Basic Life Skills

There is a list of basic life skills all parents instinctively know they must teach their children to keep them safe and healthy. It includes habits like looking both ways before you cross the street, washing your hands with soap and water and eating the right amount of fruits and vegetables every day. For too many parents, safety […]

Five Healthy Habits for a Healthy Summer

Summer is just around the corner and with it children’s break from the routine—mornings spent sleeping in, afternoons spent watching television or playing video games in the cool air conditioning and evenings enjoying a nice ice cream cone before bed. It may sound great, but a summer spent like this can have lasting negative effects. Kids […]

Run, don’t walk – A quick guide to return to the energy and enthusiasm of your youth.

When was the last time you were so excited about something you took off running? I noticed yesterday that my 8 year old doesn’t walk…anywhere.  He runs.  It doesn’t matter if he is going to brush his teeth, outside to play, to bed for the night; he runs everywhere.  And he is not alone.  One […]

You want inspiration…we’ve got your inspiration right here!

A two mile bike ride, 25 minutes on the rowing machine and use of the new exercise equipment (three times a week) is a workout schedule that would challenge many of our members. But this is exactly what Barb Zeman does…and she turned 90 years old last December! Barb (pictured seated in the middle) loves […]

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