One elementary school is teaching families that healthy living on a limited income can be fun and delicious

One elementary school is teaching families that healthy living on a limited income can be fun and delicious

It was another great night of nutritional information and exercise during Family Fitness Night at Lewis Lemon Elementary. During a hands-on demonstration by University of Illinois Extension Unit 1, Winnebago County, families sampled a healthy corn and bean chili recipe that they can easily make at home. Families also jumped, kicked, and twirled to a great Zumba dance workout led by Assistant Principal Vivian Keuter. In fact after the Zumba dance, one young kid shared that she didn’t realize you can have so much fun exercising. The family...

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If you can walk 20 minutes, you can start running in no time

If you can walk 20 minutes, you can start running in no time

Plain and simple: these cold winter months are rough on the body. But spring is on the horizon. As a way to motivate you through the harsh winter, set a goal to complete your first 5K. Don’t think you can? If you can walk 20 minutes, we have a plan that will get you running in no time. For starters, register for a race. The goal of completing a race alone will motivate you and give your workouts purpose. Once you sign up, it’s amazing how that enthusiasm comes out. I encourage you to join many other friendly runners for the 2016 Arny Johnson...

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