Healthy for Good Blog
This guest post was written by Mandy Enright, MS, RDN, RYT, a registered dietitian and fitness instructor based at the Jersey Shore.
While the holidays can be joyous, all those parties can derail even the best healthy eating plans. But you can practice moderation and enjoy the festivities. Just follow the 3 P’s: Planning, Placement and Portions.
You know moving more is important to your health and helps you to be Healthy for Good. But did you know physical activity is good for your brain health and can even help you sleep better?
We’re barely into November, and you may already be feeling some holiday stress. For some of us, the holiday season can take an emotional, mental and physical toll. And it seems to start earlier every year! We’ve got some tips to help you dial down the stress and dial in to the joy of the season.
We’ve heard about how much physical activity we need and how little we get — especially children who spend hours inside playing video games.
Fortunately, a bipartisan bill in Congress can help kids get outside and move.
Halloween can be tricky when you try to strike the right balance of letting your kiddos have fun and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But hold tight to your willpower and you’ll be glad you did. It’s not all or nothing.
This guest post was written by Sarah Lucero, a journalist, marathoner and AHA volunteer.
A change in seasons brings a change in routine for most of us, including how we engage in physical activities.
So, as you pack away the sunscreen and gyms modify their schedules (and yours), think about outdoor activities fit for fall weather. And be sure to mix it up to keep from getting bored or burned out.
Did you know that a community’s health is significantly impacted by social and economic factors? That’s right, your ZIP code may have more to do with how healthy you are and how long you live than your genetic code does! That’s why we’re working to fund innovative solutions designed to remove health barriers at the community level, and we want you to be a part of the solution.
¿Necesita llenar su vida con más energía, quizás durante un domingo perezoso o una noche viendo una novela? Pues, ¿qué espera? ¡Suba el volumen e incremente el ritmo de su corazón! Muévase con la música y manténgase saludable de por vida. Haga espacio en su sala y tome sesiones pequeñas de baile.
Need to re-energize a study session, a lazy Sunday or game night? Well, what are you waiting for? Turn up the volume and pump up your heart beat! Get moving to the music to be healthy for good. Clear some space and take a dance break.