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Simply Fit, by Cindy Haskin-Popp, will help you make physical activity a part of everyday life. The health benefits of regular exercise and overall daily physical activity will be discussed. Fun, practical and easy-to-follow tips on an exercise program will be shared, as will the most current research. Fitness tips for families and seniors, on fitness centers and on buying proper and affordable equipment will be regularly given. 

Friday, October 1, 2010

Fall Fitness Fun For Families

The research is compelling, better health comes from less time sitting and more time spent being active during leisure periods of the day. It's all too easy to decrease your activity level when the season changes from warmer to cooler; but, the end of summer doesn't mean an end to active pursuits. The cool, crisp days of fall are full of opportunities to get out and get active. Try these family fall activities that provide fun and fitness:
  • Take A Fall Colors Hiking or Biking Tour. What better way to experience Nature's beauty than to experience it first hand.  Reap the cardiovascular benefits of a hike or bike ride while stimulating your senses of sight, smell, and sound.  To find a tour where you can actively enjoy the beauty of the colorful trees, the sweet scent of their foliage, and the gentle crunching of fallen leaves underfoot, visit Or, if you prefer a self-guided endeavor, visit
  • Go Apple Picking. Apple picking is an activity that truly offers sweet rewards. It not only works your legs as you walk around the orchard, but it strengthens your arms and core as you pick and carry the apples. To find an orchard near you visit
  • Visit a Pumpkin Patch. The search for that great pumpkin will get your heart pumping as you trek through the patch.  To help you pick the best pumpkin visit
  • Navigate a Corn Maze. Will you be able to find your way? Take an adventure through a corn maze to challenge your wit while you get fit.  For more information, visit

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