Spring Into Health

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It's spring in Nebraska! As the weather warms up people usually feel better and have more energy. It is a great time to get up, and go outside to enjoy what spring in Nebraska has to offer.  Flowers and trees are in bloom, birds are singing, and kids are outside playing. Join in the fun. Here are a few ideas for you to become more fit and healthy during the coming spring and summer. As you complete most or all of these activities reward yourself with a movie night, new shoes, a nap, or something that motivates you.

  • Track the Miles You Have Walkedtulips
  • Try a New Vegetable
  • Walk on a Trail
  • Plant a Garden
  • Spend Less Time in Front of a TV and Other Electronic Screens
  • Try Yoga
  • Drink More Water and Less Pop
  • Try a New Healthy Recipe
  • Be Physically Active 30 Minutes Most Days of the Week
  • Try a New Fruit
  • Do Yard Work
  • Eat Breakfast
  • Go for a Walk with Friends or Family
  • Go for a Bike Ride
  • Stop and Smell the Flowers
  • Play a Sport

Click here for the complete article and to learn more about springing into health. For more information, contact the author: Carrie Miller, MS, RD, Extension Educator at clsmiller@unl.edu. This publication has been peer reviewed.

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