While July is filled with many opportunities for fun in the sun, it is important to remember to drink more water while enjoying Houston’s great outdoors. This month, we are placing a special focus on staying hydrated!
June is Men’s Health Month and we want to take this opportunity to focus on some healthy habits we can integrate into our health maintenance strategies. Being a responsible man means more than just taking out the trash or going to work, it’s also about taking care of ourselves so we can be there for those around us. Healthy men take deliberate steps to keep themselves that way.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
by Kylie Schaper, BS, CHES ® YOU DON’T HAVE TO STOP SMOKING IN ONE DAY; START WITH DAY ONE►► 6 tips to support smokers in quitting for good November 15th is American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout – a day where smokers across the country start their journey to a healthy smoke-free life! Quitting smoking […]
Cigna Sunday Streets kicked off its 2017 Fall Series by returning to the popular Washington Avenue neighborhood on Sunday October 1st and it did not disappoint!
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 […]