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Fitness & Health

As parents, we know that activity and movement are good for kids.  But how important is active play to children’s health, and why?  How can we encourage movement and activity at this time of year, especially with our sometimes not-so-fabulous New England weather?  Recently I had the opportunity to interview Jen Keating, Director at the Bright Horizons center at the Hingham Shipyard.  She shared her ideas on why and why we can motivate our kids to get off the couch and move!

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patriots004 On Tuesday, October 22nd, Stop and Shop and the New England Patriots got together at the 2013 Healthy Kids Summit to talk to kids about the importance of health, nutrition, and exercise.  About 300 children arrived at Gillette Stadium for an afternoon of football fun, including playing on the field with members of the Patriots, a serious treat for these young fans!  {keep reading…}

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January generally ushers in a wave of fitness resolutions brought on by holiday overindulgence.  Whether you’re looking to work off the result of too many Christmas cookies, or just want to maintain your already healthy lifestyle, your smart phone could help you reach that goal.  Today guest blogger Jennifer Nordwall from Everyday Health shares some great nutrition and fitness apps!  {keep reading…}

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bar_method_0219 Just in time for New Year’s fitness resolutions, The Bar Method Boston is opening a brand new studio in Hingham!  The Bar Method’s Hingham studio will offer South Shore residents the same hour-long fat burning classes as their Back Bay location with the exciting addition of child care services, nice!   {keep reading…}

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162011_151017754927878_405392816_n[1]The Ruckus is coming, the Ruckus is coming!  Chances are you have heard of the Ruckus Race, whether  you’ve run it, a friend ran it, or maybe you saw a post about it on Facebook… regardless, this unique obstacle course race is fun, challenging and rewarding, and not to be missed!

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imageOn Sunday, January 22nd from 10am-2pm, the Sky Zone in Everett will host the 1st annual Healthy Family Expo!  The event will offer families the opportunity to learn fun and easy techniques for leading healthier and more active lives.   {keep reading…}

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