Family Sports & Fitness
Kick up your heels at home, in a hotel room, in the yard, waiting for the bus – anywhere. Bodyweight training is an affordable workout that is much more than just push-ups and crunches. >>>
Family Nutrition & Health
Five Stress-Busting Foods
Midterms, finals, college applications, summer vacation plans, work, work, work! It all adds up to stress, and our natural response to the pressures of a full life. >>>
Healthy Can Be a No-Brainer
There are plenty of ways to take small steps that help you and your family stay on the right road to maintaining a healthy weight – and attitude. Just like anything, the easier it is to do, the more likely you all are to do it. . >>>
Check out the USAF Cooking for Deployed Troops Teen Video contest winners!
The USAF Cooking for Deployed Troops Teen Video contest challenged youth to create a healthy, easy recipe for Airmen and families. Twenty-one Youth Programs accepted the challenge and developed a video highlighting their healthy, easy, and teen-made meals/snacks to support our troops.
The winning bases included: Minot, Whiteman, McGuire, Edwards, Holloman, Wright Patterson, Randolph, Ramstein, & Maxwell-Gunter.
Enjoy the videos and meals! CLICK HERE
Parents - you are an important role model for your children. Here are some tips on keeping your family healthy
• Show your family how to savor their favorite higher-calorie foods and beverages by enjoying
smaller portions together.
• Stay committed to consistent physical activity. The benefit to your kids’ future is clear–
“Family” time is “active” time and…FUN TIME!
• “Making it a family affair” moves you from being passive to participatory.
• Make planning and preparation active learning opportunities and also “family time”.
• Read more about nutrient-rich items and portion size on USAF LivingFit.
March isNational Nutrition MonthMake informed food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits.
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