Exercise can make us smarter???
We all know we should be exercising…right? We know it can help us stay at a healthy weight. We know it can make us stronger. But what about our brains? Can exercise actually make us smarter? According to Harvard University and the University of British Columbia…YES! Exercise, especially the kind that raises your heart rate and makes you sweat, increases the production of growth hormones that help new blood vessels in the brain grow and keep the cells in the brain healthy
Come join the fun!!!
Our Friends at Healthy Youth Revolution ( a project of Pillars of Health) are sharing their Family Fun Days with the community! This Saturday from 10-12 we'll be hanging out with them at the Petersburg Family YMCA, and we'd love for you to join us! Come play, learn and munch on some healthy snacks! We look forward to seeing you! If you're interested in coming out to play or have any questions, please send us an email at POHVirginia@gmail.com. #fun #food #play #eat #health
We are looking for new HYR Super Stars!!!!
Healthy Youth Revolution (HYR) is preparing to kick off another awesome year for 2014-2015. We finished our first yearlong adventure in July...and it was amazing! We learned so much and laughed and played so much...it was one of the coolest experiences.....EVER! As we get ready to start up again, we need new kids and families. If your child is 9-14 years old and overweight or obese, you could be one of our HYR families. The intense program lasts a year and is an incredibl