Archive for December, 2012

Designed to Move: Generational Impact

Posted on December 11, 2012 - Filed Under Behavior Change, Exercise, Physical Activity | Leave a Comment

The chart above (click image to enlarge) shows the impact physically active kids can have on generations.

The chart above (click image to enlarge) shows the negative impact of physically inactive kids.
These charts come from Designed to Move – A Physical Activity Agenda to Fuel the Future. Check out Designedtomove.org for more. Excellent info.

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Fit Kids Linked to Better Grades and Better Test Scores

Posted on December 10, 2012 - Filed Under Exercise, Physical Activity | Leave a Comment

My 3-year-old did her first race this past summer. Ran the whole 1K. :)
“Look, your fitter kids are the ones who will do better on tests, so that would argue against cutting physical activity from the school day.┬áThat’s the exciting thing, is if we can get people to listen and have some impact on public [...]

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What I Do – Orriant

Posted on December 7, 2012 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle | Leave a Comment

Check out the video. More info about Orriant and what we do for organizations like the one in the video.
[Can't see video? Go see it here].

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I’m Back

Posted on December 2, 2012 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle | 1 Comment

I’m back. At least I’m trying to be. It’s been a busy year. My plan is to continue to use this space to share health/wellness-related materials along with my whole family’s fight for continued — and better — fitness.
I did just a few races this year:
Provo City Half Marathon – set a new personal best.
Provo [...]

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