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Healthy Body

Taking care of your physical health can help you feel and look your best. It's important for your own wellbeing, as well as that of any children you are either raising now or might have in the future. Your health matters: here are some tips and resources for you to achieve the best possible physical health!
Healthy Eating

When time, money, lack of ideas, and/or boredom get in the way, it is sometimes hard to keep up with healthy eating. Here are some ideas and resources you may want to consider trying out or at least getting inspired by:

Healthy Weight

Being at a healthy weight is good for you all around! It's good for your joints, organs, mental health, and energy levels, to name a few. It is also better for people who would like to or could become pregnant, as women who are overweight or obese are at higher risk of pregnancy complications. To see if you are at a healthy weight, click here.

The best way to stay or get to a healthy weight is through a combination of healthy eating and active living. Here are some ideas and resources for you to consider or at least get inspired by on your active living journey:

  • Find a workout partner!

  • Be active for at least 30 minutes every day (even if it is in 10 minute spurts: it still counts!)

  • Go for a brisk hike or jog.

  • Sign up for a walking or running race event and train for it!

  • Explore our State Parks!

  • Ride a bike, play tennis, swim, or find a group exercise class you enjoy!

  • Mow the lawn or do other active gardening.

  • Take breaks from work. Try taking a 10 minute brisk walk 3 times during the day.

  • Get up and stretch at least every hour while sitting at a desk, or consider setting up your workspace to include a standing desk arrangement.

  • Get moving and have fun! Anything that gets your heart pumping is good for you!

Check Back Soon for More Tips, Ideas, and Resources to Help You Stay Healthy!