You don’t need a marching band to help you walk tall. High knee marching loosens your back and legs, gets your blood pumping and builds a more stable walk over time. Done regularly, it is a simple exercise that has big rewards — less pain, more endurance and the ability to keep doing the everyday

This article written by Kathleen Toner appeared on CNN.com on Wednesday November 26.  Here’s the link to the original CNN.com article. Dr Wendy Ross is the Director of the Center for Pediatric Development and founder of Autism Inclusion Resources. Every day Dr. Ross would diagnose children with autism.  For that moment of truth telling, she compensated

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Stadium Sue: Foov in Real Life

Thursday, 06 February 2014 by

While you’re experiencing Wrigley Field through FOOV from home or the gym, Sue’s actual workout is at the ballpark. From waking up and down ramps to walking the perimeter of the ballpark, Sue has turned Wrigley Field into her own gym. She is the real live Foov! Meet Sue.

Before using Foov

Friday, 31 January 2014 by

Welcome to Foov at the Ballpark!   Movement is the goal of the app! With that in mind, we don’t want to bog you down with lots of rules to read through. However, we thought it would be helpful to help get you in the right state of mind. Before you start moving with Foov,

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Get in Lunch Gear

Monday, 02 December 2013 by

Who likes to cook at night, or think of lunch in the morning? Nutritionist Genevieve O’Gleman suggests to always be thinking lunch i.e. to integrate lunch preparation from the moment you open the fridge door to when you put away the cutting board. Here are her 5 tips to get in lunch gear: Prep more

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Bad habits are hard to break, but the reverse is true too. Good habits, once engrained are also hard to break. Starting healthy eating guidelines with kids when they are young is a good way to set them on a lifetime path of healthy eating. With kids, you never know what is going to stick.

Strength Builders

Monday, 18 November 2013 by

Here are a few strength building exercises that you can do this week: Lunges and a Wall Sit combined with raising your hands.     Lunges:  Stand in a split stance and bend both knees to 90 degrees.  Keep your knees behind your toes, take some big steps forward finding the position each time. Do

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Don’t Ignore Hunger!

Monday, 18 November 2013 by

Nutritionist Genevieve O’Gleman says (in French, but I’ll translate for you), “When you are hungry, don’t ignore it!” Your hunger will come back with a vengeance and you’ll likely be craving sweet or fattening treats. When we go into a caloric deficit, our bodies think we are starving and crave fatty foods that will immediately

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Stress Busters

Monday, 11 November 2013 by

Squeezing a handgrip exerciser could help to lower persistently high blood pressure in people taking anti-hypertension medications, according to a report in this month’s issue of the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports.  Here’s the article published in the Wall Street Journal.  (at the bottom of the page) So moving just a few times

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Eat your soup

Monday, 11 November 2013 by

One way to control your weight is to eat soup, at least not creamed based soup in bread bowl. Chef Vahé suggests to have a soup ready for when kids come home from school Fun facts about soup: – a meal with a protein, crusty bread, cheese. – a snack before a long evening of activities.

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