April 17

Friday, April 17th

Physical Activity

Experts recommend that we get three days a week of exercise focused on aerobic activity that gets your heart pumping, three times a week we should include muscle strengthening exercises, and at least three days a week of bone-strengthening activities.

You don’t need weights to strengthen your arm muscles!  Try this no-weight arm workout that’s designed to sculpt and shrink! It’s only five minutes – so run through it twice if you’re feeling up to the challenge.

Yellow — Now let’s bring your heart rate up even more with this fun Bollywood Dance Video!

Want to end your week with a challenge?  Let’s do the arm workout and Bollywood fitness twice through!  Remember, aim to be physically active for a total of 60-minutes each day!

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

Chocolate Berry Smoothie

Do you ever find yourself looking for a sweet treat? Today, let’s make a smoothie for an easy, healthy snack that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Try it out and share your creation by posting it online using #healthykidsquarantined!

Chocolate Berry Smoothie

· 1 ½ c. frozen or fresh berries (ex: raspberries or strawberries)

· 1 cup milk

· ¼ cup low-fat yogurt

· 4 tsp. chocolate cocoa powder 

· ½ cup of ice 


Add ingredients to a blender and blend until very smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl and adding more liquid, if needed. Enjoy this delicious frozen treat!

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