Healthy Tip # 20

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Welcome to a new category of my blog simply called ‘Healthy Tips.” Many times, when I write articles for various publications, I need to find sources for the story. Recently, I wrote an article for Yahoo Shine (click here) about keeping kids healthy. I was looking for experts and parents to chime in and give their favorite ‘tips’ to help kids (and their families) lead a healthy lifestyle.

The feedback for the story was amazing. The sources had some fantastic points of view that could not be ignored, and I thought their opinions should be viewed on the Your Health Journal web site.

So, enjoy my new series, with some ‘great’ insight from some ‘great’ people giving exceptional and educational points of view.

Healthy Tip From Dori O’Brien

“Children love learning how to do new things and how to get better at them.
For ten minutes each day, explore new moves together. Teach them tree pose,
jumping jacks or a cool new dance move. Let them know that fitness is
important by modeling it consistently and getting excited over their

Dori O’Brien, President, Classroom Fitness