A Social Experiment

My Valentine’s Day started with a warm cup of chai brought to me in bed by my sweet husband.  It was followed up by snuggle time with my 9 year old daughter and some real conversation with my pre-teen son. … Continue reading

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I Want to Help My Mom

The first thing that I would like to change about myself is that I need more exercise.  I would like more exercise because I want people to look at me and say, “I want to be him.” If I could … Continue reading

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Encouraging My Family to be Healthy

The reason why I think running a marathon will change my life is, I will be able to encourage my family members to be healthy. They will then get active, take walk everyday and maybe someday they can run marathons … Continue reading

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Everything in Moderation

Today this map crossed my email.  You might think it is showing precipitation or perhaps those states most hit by the recent heat wave.  Wouldn’t it be too appalling for it to be depicting the growth of obesity rates across … Continue reading

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Garbage to Gardens

Drew, a junior at Cedarburg High School, was the winner of the Garbage to Gardens poster contest sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.  Drew’s image will be featured on DNR composting resources and in the June edition of … Continue reading

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Home Again

Greg Marshall is no longer where the sun shines all the time. It’s harder to find motivation and inspiration when the weather isn’t so great. Greg uses this Vlog to give himself a pep-talk, and maybe some other people will … Continue reading

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Why Bike?

Biking is healthy for you, the environment AND your wallet! Kevin Hardman, Executive Director of the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin, partnered with Get Active Today to share resources on biking in your community. Don’t forget the Get Up & Ride … Continue reading

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A Hot Dog in the Snow

I look out my upstairs window down into my backyard. I am dreaming about the vegetable garden this year and of planting blueberry and lingonberry bushes behind my garage when I spot something odd…a hot dog. Why is there a … Continue reading

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Where and how is YOUR food grown?

March is National Nutrition Month so Get Active Today partnered with Pinehold Gardens farmer, David Kozlowski, to learn how and where your food is grown.

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Inside Recess Blues

The inside-recess blues have hit our household. It has been five days since my children have been outside to do anything more vigorous than walk to school or run errands. The state of lethargy combined with a general physical anxiety … Continue reading

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