The 19th Hole

June 20, 2011

Catch any of the U.S. Open this weekend?  It’s not every day a 22 year-old wins a major, his first, and breaks the record books.  But that’s exactly…

Together Really Does Count

June 16, 2011

We recently shared with you a cool new initiative called Together Counts, which encourages families to eat their meals together and engage in physical…

Summer Weekend Tip: Free Entrance Day at National Parks

June 9, 2011

Entrance fees will be waived at National Parks on June 21, which just happens to be the first day of the summer.  It’s one of several annual fee-free…

No Time for Breakfast? Grab a Smoothie!

June 8, 2011

Although the old adage touts it as “the most important meal of the day,” many people don’t eat breakfast regularly.  It’s an understandable predicament…

Sports Drinks - For More Than Just the Professional Athlete

June 1, 2011

You may have seen some recent media coverage of a clinical report on energy drinks and sports drinks.  And if you’re interested in our perspective on…

The Early Heat Wave: Brace Yourself and Think Prevention

May 31, 2011

As local newscasters have reported, a good chunk of the nation is experiencing an early heat wave.  From Texas to Michigan and on over to New York and…

New Research Concludes Changes in Workplace Physical Activity a Factor in Obesity

May 26, 2011

We all know that weight gain results from consuming more calories than you burn off through physical activity, but too often people focus is on the “calories…

This Day in 1977: Star Wars Opens

May 25, 2011

We’re honing in on the Memorial Day weekend, and outside temperatures across the country are already kicking up to levels equivalent to mid-summer heat…

Summer Fun, Food and Festivals

May 20, 2011

It's that time of year when festivals of all sorts start to pop up - and in an urban environment there doesn't seem to be a weekend without one. From neighborhood…

DC SCORES!

May 18, 2011

In 1994, a former Washington, D.C. teacher formulated an afterschool program for students to participate in activities focused around the sport of soccer…