In this video I go through some of the aspects of snacking that I talked about in this post. Snacking is something kids do for fuel, and adults do for distraction. I touch base on a couple important points to making sure you snack in a way that is helpful for you and your kids.
Kids are eating machines. If it’s edible and not under lock and key, they’re going to eat it. Kids burn an incredible amount of fuel every day because of their high metabolism. And the faster the fuel can be absorbed, the more they like it. Of course the fastest absorbed fuel is simple sugars, which […]
Don’t do it! Don’t set a New Year’s resolution. As a whole, they don’t work. Why? Because most resolutions are geared toward taking things away. And nobody likes things taken away. Instead, focus on setting goals. Do it for all the major areas of your life; health, family, career, finance, philanthropy, spirituality and fun. As […]
This month I am focusing on Health with my students. Not just physical health, but mental and emotional health as well. Actually, we start with the mental health part. I want kids to quickly become aware of the conversations they are having with themselves… their self-talk. It is estimated that between 70-80% of input we […]
This year is rapidly coming to a close. It is a time for reflection and planning. Think about your health and fitness over the course of the last year. Did it get better, worse, or stay about the same? Where do you want your health and fitness levels to be next year? How about your […]