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Emmanuel Yeboah: The One-Legged Hero

Posted on 2016-12-05

“Can I get a bandage?” Emmanuel requests as he walks into a 2nd grade classroom filled with a small handful of teachers. “For my knee?” One teacher jumps up to help before realizing Emmanuel is pointing to his prosthetic leg and smiling from ear to ear. It’s 4 p.m. on a beautiful Friday afternoon at Cumberland Road Elementary School in Fishers, Indiana, just outside of Indianapolis, and all the students have eagerly gone home for the evening, excited to tell their parents about meeting their one-legged hero. (read more)

Wake Your Body Up as Soon as Your Alarm Goes Off

Posted on 2016-11-14

Waking up in the morning does not always seem simple. When your alarm goes off and you want to wake up your body, you may need to start moving around. Fortunately, a few simple morning stretches you do in your bed help you wake up your body and get ready to start your day. Spinal Twists A simple stretch you can do from the bed when you first wake up and turn off your alarm is a spinal twist. (read more)

3 Heart Pumping Facts

Posted on 2016-02-09

Your heart works extra hard to keep your body moving. Keep it in tip-top shape with our state of the heart fitness technology, only from ProForm®. Visit ProForm.com now to get great deals on our heart-healthy exercise equipment. (read more)

Tasty and Healthy Pumpkin Granola

Posted on 2015-10-30

Ingredients Directions Tasty and Healthy Pumpkin Granola Enjoy the rich flavors of the fall with this tasty and oh-so healthy pumpkin granola recipe. (Source: www.skinnytaste.com) Serving Size: 1⁄3 cup (makes 3 2⁄3 cups) Calories: 133 Ingredients ¼ cup uncooked quinoa, rinse well and pat dry with a paper towel 1 ½ cup rolled oats ¼ cup ground flaxseeds ¼ cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds) ¼ cup chopped pecans ½ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup real maple syrup (or honey) ¼ cup pumpkin puree 1 tsp. (read more)

Ghost in the Graveyard

Posted on 2015-10-21

You’ll Need: Family night games are a great way to keep active while enjoying the spooky Halloween season. You’ll Need: 3+ players (the more the merrier) safe zone (porch, tree, doghouse) “ghost” (aka choose a player) How to Play: The players close their eyes and count to 50 while the ghost hurries to hide somewhere outside in the yard. (read more)

Four Bite-Size Tips to Healthier Habits

Posted on 2015-09-29

Sleep Habit Understanding your sleep cycles could be the secret to feeling more restful. Click here to easily calculate when you should schedule bedtime. Emotional Habit A positive outlook on life is what nurtures motivation. Start each day with a good intention. Say out loud: “I am easily motivated and embrace the future with confidence.” Nutritional Habit It’s all about grocery shopping. (read more)

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