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Strong Together Fall 2014—Final Thoughts

Strong Together Fall 2014—Final Thoughts

Our Strong Together Fall 2014 team has completed eight weeks of fellowship and training! We are thrilled with how far everyone has come. If our bloggers are any indication of the group as a whole, we can see that the Strong Together experience will go on long after the Susan G. Komen Oklahoma Race for the Cure this weekend.
Strong Together Fall 2014—Week 8

Strong Together Fall 2014—Week 8

Strong Together Fall 2014—Week 7

Strong Together Fall 2014—Week 7

Happy fall! You have made it through some hot summer days so congratulate yourself for getting through to cooler weather. Hopefully, you've now been able to take advantage of the crisp mornings and pleasant evenings we've had recently as part of your training.
Make Healthy Strides This October

Make Healthy Strides This October

October brings a pop of color, and we’re not talking about the brilliant reds and oranges of autumn leaves. Breast Cancer Awareness Month puts pink on display on store shelves, sports fields, skyscrapers and everything in between.
Strong Together Fall 2014—Week 6

Strong Together Fall 2014—Week 6

You have conquered five weeks of training! Give yourself a firm pat on the back as you push forward into October and prepare for Strong Together to come to a close in just two short weeks. If you've missed some training along the way, you can always go back and reference week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4 and week 5.

Strong Together Fall 2014—Week 3

Welcome to Week 3 of our Strong Together Fall 2014 Training Program! We are so excited that you are sharing this fitness journey with us and we look forward to providing you with the tools and expertise that you need to get fit. Find training tips for Week 1 here and Week 2 here.
Severe Storms Preparation Check List

Severe Storms Preparation Check List

As with any disaster, preparation can be the difference between life and death. The Red Cross recommends that individuals and families prepare for severe thunderstorms by taking these steps.

Moms Becoming Strong Together

In order to help moms strengthen their commitment to getting fit and healthy in 2014, MetroFamily is partnering with the Redbud Classic, runhers and Red Coyote Running and Fitness to form a health and wellness support group called Strong Together. As the first step towards becoming more healthy and active, the Strong Together group will begin an eight-week 5K training program this month. Upon completion of this training program, the team will run in the Redbud Classic 5K on April 6, 2014.
Ideas for Healthy Halloween Treats

Ideas for Healthy Halloween Treats

Does the mere sight of the gigantic bags of sugary treats on the grocery store candy aisle make you want to run away screaming? This Halloween, fear not! There are lots of fun, healthy and creative alternative treats to hand out to those decked-out darlings who come to your doorstep.
Exploring Extraordinary Extracurricular Activities

Exploring Extraordinary Extracurricular Activities

Studies show that involvement in extracurricular activities raises self-esteem and improves social skills. Popular sports such as soccer, football, and track and field are already underway for the fall season. Other kids tend to choose extracurricular activities that are slightly off the beaten path.
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