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Family Fitness

One Mom Finds Freedom Pushing a Little Something Extra

Lara Coffee | Posted 12.30.2014 | Parents
Lara Coffee

Yes, my first purchase as a soon-to-be first-time mom was a jog stroller, months before I could use it.

7 Ways to Keep Your Family Fit Through the Holiday Season

Merel Bakker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Merel Bakker

There always seems to be some tension between "spending good times" and staying healthy and happy. This is ever so visible during those first weeks of the new year when many people feel rather depressed, while we actually have all the ingredients there to kick-start into the new year.

10 Ways Runners Are Nicer Than You

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

I took notice the other day when I heard someone say that "running families are always the nicest people." Of course, I always thought that was true, but it was gratifying to hear my secret theory being confirmed aloud in public by a complete stranger.

Family-Style Fitness

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

If we are really serious about doing something to reverse the unfitness of many Americans, we need to have places to exercise that are inexpensive or free, convenient and open when families have the time to use them.

14 Ways to Get Kids Exercising -- and Off the Couch

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 12.05.2012 | Parents
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Here are 14 ideas to help your family make exercising a routine family activity that's fun, motivating and healthy.

To Wii or Not to Wii?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

Just how much better is the Wii Fit than sitting on your couch? Well, it turns out that the amount of exercise you get from the Wii Fit is only a wee bit better than doing nothing.