How to Do Perfect Planks

By Jeff Payne Planking has grown in popularity over the past few years. This is due in part to a strange fad that took place in 2011 where planking on random inanimate objects was cool. However, it turns out that the plank exercise is actually a very good one, particularly

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What to Look For in a Quality Afterschool Program

By Mallory Deprey Quality afterschool programs help your child learn and grow.  Studies show that students involved in high-quality afterschool programs have fewer absences and less tardiness, better grades and test scores, and good problem solving and conflict management skills. In many communities there are a multitude of afterschool options

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Ways to Ensure Your First (Or First in a While) Gym Trip Is a Success

By Valerie Rodino If it’s been a while since your gym status was considered ‘regular’ you’ll want to brush up on your gym etiquette, and ensure that you keep safety in mind.  Don’t be afraid to utilize the fitness staff to learn the ropes, and keep in mind that every

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