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HealthLinks for National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

This April, help your patients stay active and fit by linking to this information on your site.

Keep your website, newsletter, and social media content fresh and engaging with Healthwise HealthLinks. The copy promotes timely health themes by highlighting topics in the Healthwise Knowledgebase. Use the copy below on your website homepage or condition-specific pages, and create links to the related Healthwise Knowledgebase topics. You can also place the copy in emails, newsletters, or any other consumer outreach programs. 

Active Kids9 questions to help you find your best new workout

The best fitness plan is the one you stick with. Is the gym your second home? Do you enjoy a brisk walk through the park? Are you the competitive type? Some people like a class environment or music to stay motivated. Others prefer time in a quiet yoga studio or a trail hike with their dog. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to exercise. These simple questions can help you choose a plan that fits with your personality and lifestyle.

[Create a hyperlink to the Fitness: Choosing Activities That Are Right for You Actionset on your website. DOCHWID=zx3467#zx3468]

Create a fitness habit—23 ways to keep your head in the game

When working out truly becomes a habit, you’re less likely to yo-yo with your fitness routine. Everyone has struggles or slip-ups when it comes to exercise. One tip is to remember that slipping up doesn’t have to mean giving up. Another tip is to focus on why you want to stay active. Are you training for a specific event? Is your goal to improve your overall health? Try answering these questions to help you figure out what keeps you motivated, committed, and on your way to a healthy habit. [Create a hyperlink to the Fitness: Making It a Habit Topic Overview on your website. DOCHWID=zx3268]

Clever ways to keep your kids active

Whether they’re preschoolers, teens, or somewhere in between, your kids can benefit from daily activity. Flexibility, aerobic exercise, and muscle strengthening are important skills to develop as they grow. Encourage them by finding activities they enjoy. And make sure that you have a plan to cope with barriers, such as bad weather or busy schedules, which can keep your child from being physically active. Here are some helpful tips to help keep your kids moving. [Create a hyperlink to the Physical Activity for Children and Teens Actionset on your website. DOCHWID=aba5595]

Family fitness time—25 ideas to get started and keep it fun

Exercise time with your family doubles as quality time. Involving the whole family in physical activities helps you model active behavior so kids are more likely to start developing healthy habits early. Get everyone on board with family fitness time by taking turns choosing activities. Does your family have a competitive streak? Take on a 30-day challenge each month—counting steps, squats, or push-ups can keep you motivated. Do you or your kids love to dance? Crank up the volume and throw a dance party in the living room. Discover more easy ways to help you and your tribe get fit and have fun together. [Create a hyperlink to Quick Tips: Getting Active as a Family on your website. DOCHWID= zx3509]

Social Media Teasers

  • Want to find a workout that fits your personality and lifestyle? These 9 questions can help you discover your best new exercise plan. [Create a hyperlink to the Fitness: Choosing Activities That Are Right for You Actionset on your website. DOCHWID=zx3467#zx3468]
  • Learn how to power through common barriers to working out and finally make exercise a habit. Try these 6 tips. [Create a hyperlink to the Fitness: Making It a Habit Topic Overview on your website. DOCHWID=zx3268]
  • Need help motivating kids and teens to get their daily dose of exercise? Check out these 8 simple and fun ideas to help your children move more. [Create a hyperlink to the Physical Activity for Children and Teens Actionset on your website. DOCHWID=aba5595]
  • Make family time and fitness time do double duty. Start with these 25 fresh ideas to get your household hopping. [Create a hyperlink to Quick Tips: Getting Active as a Family on your website. DOCHWID= zx3509]

 

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