Guest Post: Fun & Fitness Belong Together

Guest Post: Fun & Fitness Belong Together

Post by 2nd Recess

At 2nd Recess, we believe that health and fitness should be fun.  During practices with kids ages 4 through 13, we inspire kids to get moving through activities that include running as the core focus.  Kids are able to try a variety of cross-country and track and field activities ranging from shot put, to interval training, to long jump, and cross country hills. 

Tips for Sleeping Better: Become a champion of sleep

Beep. Beep. Beep. There goes the alarm clock yet again (sigh). Is it time for you to get up or time to hit snooze (five more minutes please). The “right” answer more complicated than you think. Everyone knows sleep is important and that eight hours of sleep per night is the magic number to feeling well-rested. But, is that really enough shut eye?

Running and Your Heart

Running and Your Heart

Every February the American Heart Association asks us all to take a minute and think about our hearts. Our hearts pump blood throughout our bodies providing oxygen and nutrients to all of our vital organs and muscles. Once the oxygen is used up by tissues and organs the deoxygenated blood returns to our hearts through our veins and is then sent to the lungs where carbon dioxide and oxygen are exchanged.