Posts Tagged "exercise"

Take a Hike This November

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Take a Hike This November

Did you know that today, November 13th, is National Take a Hike Day? This celebration of hiking is an opportunity to get people up and get outside. There are hundreds of hiking trails open that are free of charge just waiting to be explored.   Hiking Benefits   Hiking is a fun way to get a great workout. It not only gives you the benefits of cardiovascular activity, which is great for your heart and lungs, but it gets you outside and connecting with nature, which is good for your...

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Mix It Up on National Trail Mix

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Mix It Up on National Trail Mix

Lightweight, nutritious, energy boosting… trail mix is the ideal snack! This Thursday, August 31st is National Trail Mix Day, and it is one of my favorites!   Trail mix comes in a variety of ways, but the most common combination is a mixture of nuts, dried fruits, and sometimes chocolate. Traditionally, as the name implies, trail mix was meant for trails. It was seen as the ideal snack to take on a long hike because it is lightweight, and can offer a much-needed energy boost after...

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Regain Your Power- National Men’s Health Week

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Regain Your Power- National Men’s Health Week

This week, June 12-18 is National Men’s Health Week! Men’s Health Week is celebrated each year during the week leading up to Father’s Day. Men’s Health Week was created to help motivate men to take control of their health in an attempt to prevent some common diseases.   Too often, you may forgo taking care of yourself and focus on other things that are consuming your life like your job, family, and other obligations. This week, know that you don’t have to do it alone! You have a...

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Hiking, A “Hidden” Exercise?

Posted by on Jun 2, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Hiking, A “Hidden” Exercise?

Engaging in exercise is something you may struggle with daily, whether it’s because of the weather, driving to the gym, or time management.  For some, the summer brings increased opportunities for body movement. This is because exercise can finally be taken outdoors!  You can go for a long walk near your house or in a park and play sports with friends or family.  The best part about summer is you can turn anything into a way to get your body moving.   Luckily, tomorrow, June 3rd is...

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Jump Start into Spring!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Jump Start into Spring!

The first day of spring is March 20th, which is quickly approaching and I could not be more excited. Spring always puts me in a great mood.   I live in the Northeast and luckily this winter hasn’t been too bad, but I’m ready for warmer weather, sunshine, and fresh produce from my neighbor’s garden. I don’t have my own vegetable garden, but it’s something I’m thinking about starting.   Spring is a great time to step up your strategies to help you reach your health and...

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