Nurturing Our Children

Despite the overwhelming research showing that learning and cognitive skills improve with added physical activity, so many schools in the U.S. still refuse to reactivate their physical education programs. These schools cling to the idea that more academics is the solution. Even though more and more students are failing under that plan, while more and more students are succeeding where physical education programs are present. Read this short story about a school district in Illinois which now has some of the nation’s fittest and smartest and well-behaved kids.

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http://sparkinglife.org/page/the-new-physical-education

Plantar Fasciitis: A Pain in the Foot

Plantar fasciitis is a common affliction, for both active and sedentary populations. Here are a few simple exercises which might help help prevent and recover from the ailment. PLEASE CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE BEGINNING ANY EXERCISE PROGRAM.

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http://www.cooperinstitute.org/2016/08/15/plantar-fasciitis-prevention-and-recovery