Water should always be the first go-to beverage for hydration; but when you need a little more or a kid just wants something different, these sports drink alternatives can be a good solution.
For growing bodies, incorporating appropriate types and levels of exercise is important for facilitating growth and for preventing injuries that could have long-lasting impacts.
Sometimes it can be difficult to get kids to get up and move their bodies, which is so critical for them to grow up healthy and strong. It can be frustrating when they won’t stretch, don’t want to go on a walk, and just sit at the playground rather than get goofy on the equipment. Stretch-n-Grow encourages movement through play!
A great way to help kids eat nutritious meals, and save money on food, is to pack lunchboxes with snacks they’ll love! Whether it is for preschool snack time, lunch, or a weekend picnic, putting together a lunchbox full of healthy and tasty snacks is always a good idea. Sometimes though, it can seem like
One of the most important things we believe here at Stretch-n-Grow is that fitness should be fun, and that stretching the body is an important part of growing up happy and healthy. Engaging the mind is just as important though! Children get that through school, teaching moments, and creativity. Did you know that exercise can
12 Yoga Poses to Master in the New Year As we set off on the adventure of a new year, our focus returns to creating new habits. For families, especially families with children, it can be easy to start a lot of projects to try and sign the kids up for a bunch of new
Have a picnic packed with healthy family fun! Sometimes the weather is great and everyone wants to go out and do something; but you don’t have time for an all-day adventure. While weekends and summer breaks are a time of fun and relaxation for kids, sometimes adults have other things to do. A great way
Heart healthy doesn’t have to mean boring! Perhaps the coolest muscle in the body is the heart. It is always working and keeps us going. Treating it well contributes to a longer and a higher quality life. For adults, taking care of the heart usually involves cardio workouts, trying to get 8 hours of sleep,
Let’s make family fitness a fun part of our holiday season! As the end of the year approaches, everybody is preparing for the holiday season. Christmas and New Year’s shine particularly bright this year. While some of the normal festivities may not go like they have in the past, that doesn’t mean that families can’t
We’re exploring fitness fun from around the world! Getting to get out and stretch, run, jump, and play is one of the best parts of any kid’s day, and this fact is true all around the world. The time for exercise is an important part of growing up. Not only does it improve physical health