Archive for August, 2012

Guest Blog: Connie Evers – Soccer Mom on a Mission

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

By Connie Evers MS, RD, LD – Nutrition for Kids

Connie’s Healthy Eating Blog – Soccer Mom on a Mission

Learn how you can be the youth sports parent who advocates for more nutritious snacks

I recently had the opportunity to interview dietitian Sally Kuzemchak, a parent of two and passionate advocate of building a better food environment for kids. She offers real-world advice on how parents can push for healthier food and beverage choices at youth sporting events.

Connie: I recall reading one of your blogs that described being “that mom,” i.e. the one that stood up for more nutritious snacks and beverages at youth sporting events. What advice do you have to persuade more parents to be “that mom” (or “that dad”)?

Sally: One thing to keep in mind is that there are likely many other parents who feel the same way, but are reluctant to speak up. Once you vocalize (more…)

FitClub Video #8: Doing Push-Ups the Right Way

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

In a new video for his FitClub34 program, Paul Pierce demonstrates the right way to do a push-up and shows us some fun, challenging twists!

Be sure to check out all of Pierce’s exercise videos throughout the season on Celtics on Demand, exclusively on Comcast. Select the Get Local category from the On Demand menu, choose NBA TV, Boston Celtics and Paul Pierce’s FitClub34.

Join FitClub34 at www.truthonhealth.org and learn fun ways to get fit & stay healthy!