3 Reasons to Try Yoga For Stress Relief

September 14, 2018 Reasons to Try Yoga For Stress Relief

Have you considered Yoga For Stress Relief? Fall is nearly here, and with the change of seasons can often come new stressors and responsibilities. If you are finding yourself overwhelmed by stress this season, it might be time to give yoga a try. Yoga can offer us tools to manage stress, and help us learn […]

Exercising in Hot Weather: How to Keep Kids Safe

September 7, 2018 tips for Exercising in Hot Weather

Let’s look at some tips for Exercising in Hot Weather. Summer is a wonderful time of year to exercise outside, but hotter temperatures also bring more safety concerns. If the body’s temperature regulation system becomes overtaxed, you or your kids could be at risk of developing a heat-related illness. Here, how to keep your family […]

How Stress Effects Kids: How Yoga Can Help

August 31, 2018 how stress effects kids

Let’s look at how stress effects kids. Stress is a natural part of life, and short-term stress is an essential part of normal development. What we call stress is the body’s response to something it perceives as a threat. When kids experience short-lived stress, it gives them the opportunity to develop the skills and resilience […]

Too Much Exercise in Teens: What to Look For

August 24, 2018 too much exercise

Is your teen getting too much exercise? Exercise has many positive benefits, but like anything, too much exercise is not healthy either. Compulsive exercise is defined by a person feeling compelled to exercise, instead of choosing to do so, and struggling with guilt or anxiety if unable to exercise. Defining an appropriate activity level for […]

Ways to Help Your Kids Build Strong Bones

August 17, 2018 strong bones

Strong bones are important for kids, as children build about 40 percent of their bone mass between the ages of 9 and 14. Girls reach 90 percent of their bone mass by age 18, and boys reach 90 percent of their bone mass by age 20. Nutrition and physical activity have a large impact of […]

Lactose Intolerance in Children: 3 Things to Know

August 10, 2018 lactose intolerance

Lactose intolerance occurs when the body makes too little of the enzyme lactase, which the body needs to break lactose down into glucose and galactose. When there’s not enough lactase in the body, lactose doesn’t get broken down in the small intestine, and instead passes into the large intestine where bacteria ferments it into gases […]

Healthy Drinks for Kids: 3 Things to Know

August 3, 2018 Healthy Drinks for Kids

It may surprise you to learn that what your kids drink can have just as much of an impact on their health as what they eat. Today, we will discuss the best healthy drinks for kids to keep your little ones healthy and hydrated. Stick to Water and Milk. Water has zero calories, zero sugar […]

3 Ways to Motivate Your Kids to Exercise

July 27, 2018 Motivate Your Kids to Exercise

Let’s look at ways to motivate your kids to exercise. Current guidelines suggest that kids get at least an hour a day of activity. This hour is probably easily met with younger kids, who run outside at recess, play games and are generally active. However, as kids get older, the demands on their time increase, […]

Ways to End Fights Over Family Dinner

July 20, 2018 End Fights Over Family Dinner

Having fights over family dinner? Is family dinner time stressful and more of a family fight? Cooking and eating meals together is a great way to implement healthy eating habits as a family. However, unpleasant food fights with your children can set any healthy eating plan awry. Ways to End Fights Over Family Dinner 1. Set […]

Exploring Forward Bends in Yoga: 3 Things to Know

July 13, 2018 Exploring Forward Bends in Yoga

Whether you are new to yoga or a more seasoned yoga student, you might be aware of how often forward bends are taught in yoga classes. However, forward bends can be complex poses that require a lot of strength and mobility. If you are frustrated with your forward folds, our yoga workshop at KareBoost Health […]