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City and School Recreation Partnerships

“When school districts are within city boundaries it makes sense for these two large tax funded organizations to form public-to-public partnerships that expand educational and recreational opportunities. Especially when mental and physical developmental health for children; and shared cost savings justify the partnership.” Continue reading

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Recreation Saves Lives and Cities

When cities make recreation a priority everyone wins. City Recreation fit healthy benefits directly correlate with reduced childhood obesity and sedentary habits, behavioral problems, teenage crime, etc. When cities provide recreational amenities people demand, they also compete with other cities by creating a sustainable place people want to live, work, play, age in place and don’t want to leave. Continue reading

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City Recreation Reversing Inactivity Pandemic

Now more than ever people are attracted to walkable cities and community recreation facilities to help melt away unforgiving body fat and get fit. Parents also want these fit healthy opportunities and resources for their children as seen in National and city services surveys and studies. Cities understand there is a physical inactivity and obesity pandemic affecting children and must invest more into public use recreation facilities. Otherwise personal health, productivity, livability, economic viability and city services sustainability and affordability is at risk. Continue reading

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Lack of Sleep and Weight Gain Connection

Most are unaware when we lack a good nights sleep we are then sleep deprived and our body is chemically stimulated internally and then activated to gain weight. Much of this cause and effect has to do with behavioral habits, environmental stresses, overweight and/or other medical conditions or disorders that cause us to lose sleep. And when we lose sleep our internal body’s hormonal and metabolic conditions shift to crave more food. Then we gain more weight. Learn how to stop this vicious cycle. Continue reading

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