Health & Fitness

  • Make It a Fresh Smoothie Day!

    Here’s a weekly project that’s extra sweet—Smoothie Day! Fresh fruit smoothies are a great way to boost your family’s health and spend some time together even on the busiest summer day. Make this quick, easy snack with your kids by setting up a kid-friendly kitchen workspace before you get started. Cut up the fruit ahead…

  • Family Fitness & Fun at the Houston Zoo

    There’s nothing quite like the Houston zoo in the summer! The African lions basking in the sun, the majestic sea turtles having their first morning swim, the funny chimpanzees leaping from branch to branch… But how do you avoid crowds of people, terrible sunburn, and that disappointing moment when your kids realize that the leopards…

  • Make A Splash & Burn Calories

    The swimming pool is the ideal place for summer workouts. Stay cool and take advantage of the natural resistance water provides. Low impact exercise in the pool is easy on the joints. Today’s routine, called the “Synchronized Swimmer,” requires a noodle to complete. First, float comfortably on your back with a noodle supporting your knees…

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