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Regular exercise may reverse effects of sedentary living

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=95f25c41-687f-4ae5-a6be-021e03f50f0b#.W18qJVw-dBw It appears the right exercise at the right time in life can do wonders. A new study suggests that two years of regular moderate- to high-intensity activity in middle age can reverse the effects of a sedentary lifestyle on the heart. Researchers wanted to find out how exercise influences the health of middle-aged […]

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Free Summer Walk and Talk Challenge From Marathon Kids

Summer is a great time for families to get outside, explore new environments and  connect in unique ways. One way to get kids talking is through exercise. This summer Marathon Kids is helping families connect with a free summer Walk and Talk Challenge. Created with the important social-emotional (SEL) connection in mind, the Walk and Talk Challenge […]

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Exercise, hot weather can be a dangerous mix

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=0106b5f0-db1f-4820-8f38-54d6400fc408#.W0Y1ZVw-dBw When the weather turns warm, it’s great to be active outside. But when it gets really hot and humid, be careful. Exercising in the heat can cause heat cramps, heat exhaustion and potentially deadly heatstroke. A few safeguards can help you avoid these problems. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) says drinking plenty of […]

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Walkabouts — Stay Active Summer Challenge

Original source: http://info.activedinc.com/challenge To help encourage students to stay active this summer, Walkabouts has created the Stay Active! Summer Challenge. Designed for pre-K to 2nd grade students, children can complete the Summer Challenge checklist to win a Stay Active! T-shirt and a certificate of achievement. As a bonus, the elementary school with the largest number of […]

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Men: Tips for a longer and healthier life

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=e3d8ae7f-c275-4fd7-af14-270b7d657137#.Wx_b_1yplBw Live longer and healthier by following these fundamentals: See your doctor regularly, watch your diet, stay active, control your weight and don’t smoke. Women on average live about five years longer than men do, according to government figures. But guys can increase their chance of a long, healthy life in plenty of ways, […]

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Celebrate Screen-Free Week

Original source: http://www.screenfree.org/ From April 30-May 6, 2018, children, families, entire schools, and communities will rediscover the joys of life beyond the screen. Plan to unplug from digital entertainment and spend all that free time playing, reading, daydreaming, creating, exploring, and connecting with family and friends! Organize a Screen-Free Week Register Your Screen-Free Week Find 2018 Events Spread […]

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