Wellness Challenge #18

It’s important to incorporate physical activity into your schedules, even if it’s just for a few minutes a day. The good thing is there are so many ways you can get your heart pumping, and aerobic exercises is a good place to start. Aerobics means “with air.” Doing some aerobics gets your blood pumping faster, makes your heart beat faster and makes your lung take in more oxygen. There are many benefits to practicing aerobic exercises regularly, including:  Better heart and lung fitness  Lower levels of body fat  Stronger bones […]

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Wellness Challenge #11

Stretching can improve your overall health and can be a simple task in your daily routine. Even when you aren’t exercising, stretching is important as it is beneficial for both your body and your mind.   For your body, stretching can improve:  Flexibility   Posture   Prevent Injuries  Increases nutrient and blood flow to muscles  Reduces soreness   For your mind, stretching can help:  Calm your mind  Release tension  Increase energy   Read more. Below are some tips to stretch together:  Step #1: […]

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Reto de bienestar #3

En el proximo mes, vamos a retar a familias a que tomen 5-15 minutos de su día para relajarse y compartir cómo se están cuidando y cómo están cuidando a otros a través del Reto de bienestar #FISWellnessChallenge. El Reto de bienestar se dará a cabo a partir del 27 de Abril hasta el 27 de Mayo. Todos los días publicaremos un aviso y le pediremos que publique el reto en Facebook o Instagram y […]

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Wellness Challenge #3

For the next month, we are challenging families to take 5-15 minutes of their day to unwind and share how they are taking care of themselves and others through the #FISWellnessChallenge.   The #FISWellnessChallenge will take place from April 27th – May 27th. Every day (Monday-Friday) we will post a prompt and ask you to post the challenge on your Facebook or Instagram page and tag it #FISWellnessChallenge Research shows that regular exercise can increase the size of the hippocampus, an area of the brain involved with learning and memory. Exercise also […]

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