Family Fitness: How to Stay Healthy Together

Family Fitness

In these days of fast food dinners and hours spent sitting at computers and video games, families need more than ever to work together to stay healthy. As a parent, you have a responsibility to teach your kids the importance of being physically active every day. Exercising together as a family ensures kids will grow […]

How to Increase Your Energy Naturally

How to Increase Your Energy

Do you sometimes feel like you’ve run out of gas? Do you have to push yourself to get going and accomplish your goals for the day? Well, you aren’t alone. Most people experience bouts of fatigue once in a while, but you can take steps to guard against low energy. How to Increase Your Energy […]

8 Tips on Avoiding Injury While Using Your Rebounder

Avoiding Injury While Using Your Rebounder

A rebounder is made for providing an effective low-impact workout, which will improve the heart, circulation and muscle functions as well as burn calories. When initially starting a workout routine with one of these devices, here are some tips you can apply that will help avoid injury. Tip 1 When purchasing a rebounder trampoline, make […]

Kid Friendly Mango Ketchup Recipe + 5 Easy Kids Meal Ideas

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I’ve been spending a lot of time in the kitchen lately. I’ve been cooking a lot in my Crock Pot and have been loving it. The kids like it but I can tell they wanted something more fun. I came up with a few kids meal ideas but they weren’t too excited about them. I […]

How to Stay Healthy and Stress Free Between Family and Work

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Many people from my environment don’t know how to stay healthy and deal with work-related stress. Several years ago I had the same problem. Running a successful consulting firm sounds like a dream come true, but this is a very stressful and time consuming work. I barely had any time to spend with my wife […]

Vacation Fitness – Healthy Eating and Staying Fit While Gone Away

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When you go on vacation it can be easy to fall out of your regular exercise routine and altogether stop healthy eating habits. Vacation fitness can be tough, and I wouldn’t expect you to get up every morning and partake in a hard core workout or eat perfectly the whole time; however, you do want […]

Tools for Summertime Family Fun

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Tools for Summertime Family Fun This school year is winding down and I hope that you and your children are planning some marvelous vacations around our county, the state, and points beyond. One of the best gifts you can provide for children is travel, seeing new places and new faces, testing delicious foods, visiting museums […]

Rebounder Benefits – Get Fit and Have Fun for a Healthy Lifestyle

Rebounder benefits

Rebounding exercise has multiple benefits both physically and psychologically. According to a report by NASA, this form of exercise is 68% more effective than running or using treadmills. Using a rebounder (mini trampoline) stimulates biomechanical processes including oxygen consumption and heart rate and can be done by anyone due to its low impact on the […]

Shrimp, Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo Recipe

Shrimp Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo Recipe

Mother’s Day was fantastic. I was served breakfast in bed by the three loves of my life and later that evening hubby grilled my favorites, steak, shrimp and chicken for dinner. Can you tell I really like to eat! Mother’s Day wasn’t only about me. It was about celebrating all of the special women in […]

Top 10 Tips for Camping Safely

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Camping is a popular pastime for many, and with the kids out of school, summer can be a great opportunity to get out of town and go on that camping trip you’ve been meaning to take. Whether you’re planning a short weekend trip to a local campsite or a lengthier trek through a national park, […]