Wondering how you can be more active in today’s sedentary lifestyle? So many of us spend hours in front of screens, whether at work, watching television, or reading things online. This level of inactivity can sometimes lead to weight gain, fatigue, or an increased risk of certain health issues. In our experience, active people are healthier and happier.
Remember when you were a kid, how carefree you were, and perhaps your only worries were whether you’d make the team for a game of kickball, baseball or whatever game your friends and schoolmates were playing? You certainly didn’t think about paying the mortgage or high property taxes, or if you should have the house painted this year or next. Play was the thing. It was fun and absorbed your energies until it was time to go home for dinner, or later on, to do your homework. Play was good for you, whatever it was, and whatever the time of year. Ice skating, sledding and perhaps skiing in the winter, swimming in the summer, or even when you were a toddler making castles in the sand, or swinging as far out as you could, and sliding down the slide front ways and backwards. Playing was your only job then. You were a kid, you didn’t have any more responsibilities other than playing when you were very young, and as you got older, helping with some simple chores at home. Continue reading Play Every Day for a Healthier You & Your Family