Move in May!

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and National Bike Month. We’ll be highlighting the benefits of active living and physical activity in Houston all month long! Physical activity is beneficial for our minds and bodies. The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week that gets the […]

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ACTIVE & HEALTHY APRIL

The benefits of even small amounts of physical activity APRIL is National Minority Health Month, highlighting opportunities for active living and physical activities in minority communities in Houston and around the country. Regular physical activity is one of the most beneficial preventive activities an individual can do to protect and enhance their health. Lack of […]

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IT’S TIME TEXAS COMMUNITY CHALLENGE – HOUSTON Houston Has What It Takes to Win!

The IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge, presented by H-E-B, is a 8-week competition that galvanizes schools, businesses, organizations, community members and mayors to transform the health of your community. In 2019, the challenge starts January 7th and runs to March 3rd. Here is how it works: Step 1 Register online at: https://ittcommunitychallenge.com/   This earns […]

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NEW YEAR, NEW HOU | Setting SMART Goals for Your Journey to a Healthier You

by Viany Montes, BHWP, CHES ®) It’s that time of the year again, the time for setting New Year’s resolutions and deciding how you want your year to be! There is one problem though – New Year’s resolutions never seem to stick – whether you want to save money or get in shape, people have […]

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Go Healthy Houston Launches the Houston Active Living Plan

THE HOUSTON ACTIVE LIVING PLAN officially launched at the June Go Healthy Houston taskforce meeting on June 14, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The Plan is the culmination of a yearlong effort engaging with multi-sectoral partners to develop strategies to increase active living opportunities for all Houstonians. Nearly 40 stakeholders representing various sectors, from the Houston […]

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