Healthy families in the new normal

What are we all doing? When we first started shifting the subject of our weekly blog posts to adjusting to the shelter-in-place and quarantine during the coronavirus outbreak, it was hard to predict how long our lives would be upended. It appears this new normal is here to stay, to some degree, for quite a…

Blog author's daughter roller skating outside

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Start a new family tradition this Thanksgiving by adding some physical activity

Give thanks for good health this Thanksgiving by adding a new physically active tradition to your family’s celebration.  It’s not a far-fetched idea. In fact, Thanksgiving Day boasts more run/walk races than any other day of the year. A record high 726 Thanksgiving Day races were recorded nationwide in 2016, with nearly a million finishers! We’ve rounded…

Family hikes in the woods in the fall

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Fall Means Gorgeous Central IN Trails and Greenways

Parks, trails, and greenway systems are part of the built environment of communities.  Built environments that encourage walking, biking, and hiking have multiple health benefits – they offer opportunities for physical activity, recreational time, and can boost mental health as well. Cooler temperatures and changing leaves mean central Indiana’s trails and greenways are at their best and now is the…

Scenic Fall Creek Greenway

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