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Today, spend some time outdoors on An Outdoor Scavenger Hunt. It’s a great way to explore the great outdoors, spend some time with family and friends, and get some exercise and sunshine. Whether it’s a city, county, state or national park; the beach; a local river or even the local playground – it’s an opportunity to get more in touch with the world around you. Nature Scavenger Hunt Checklist. Feel free to add a Thanksgiving or harvest themed item or two!
Stretching is the deliberate lengthening of muscles in order to increase muscle flexibility and joint range of motion. Stretching is a natural and instinctive activity and something you can do every day regardless of your physical condition.
People stretch instinctively after waking from sleep or after long periods of inactivity. But, by making it part of your daily routine you will find that all of your everyday activities are easier.
Stretching does not have to involve a huge time commitment, but stretching can give you huge results! Even better, there are simple stretches you can do while watching TV, on the computer, or getting ready for bed. Ready, set, stretch!
Although there are many ways to improve your family’s health, here are 20 easy tips in the areas of reducing screen time, increasing physical activity, adding fruits and veggies to your diet and general tips for a healthier lifestyle.
Remember the saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day?” Why should skipping breakfast matter? Well breakfast really is the most important meal of the day!
Oatmeal has long been touted as an ideal breakfast. It’s versatile, warm, healthy, sticks to your ribs and tasty. But how much do you really know about the humble oat? Know Your Oats!
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