Category: Exercise

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10 Ways to Stay Physically Active While Working Remotely

Since the coronavirus (COVID-19) became a global pandemic, more people than ever are working remotely to stop the spread of infection. While social distancing and self-isolation present their own challenges, so does working remotely. If you’re working from home, chances are you’re struggling to find and maintain a routine in your household, especially when it...

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Get Movin’

The Best Types of Physical Activity for School-Aged Children and Adolescents If you follow 5-2-1-0, you know that you and your family should get 1 hour or more of physical activity every day. But, what counts as physical activity for school-aged children and adolescents? Your child’s 1 hour of physical activity should include activities that...

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Activities for Every Budget

Is your family getting at least 1 hour or more of physical activity each day? You don’t need expensive exercise equipment or to spend a ton of money to stay fit and active. In Frederick County, it’s easy to make family time active time. Consider one of these 10 low-cost (or no-cost!) physical activities in...

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10 Real Ways to Fit Fitness into Your Work Day

This article was written by the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce in support of and in partnership with LiveWell Frederick. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Source:   There are countless reasons to find ways to work fitness into your daily routine—people who exercise tend to have more energy and be both healthier...

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Elevate Your Spirits With A Hike & Good Company

By: Carrie Sorenson, University of Maryland Extension. This material was originally posted on the UME Blog, Breathing Room. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Source:   “One of my favorite ways to get out and get moving is to go for a hike! In my blog posts, I usually provide tips on adopting...