fitness

Lean Fit for Kids

Lean Fit Kids ClassCome and have some fitness fun every Tuesday at 4:30 in April and May. Lean FitLean Fit for Kids Kids is a parent & child nutrition class that focuses on the 4 principles of health: Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude and Nutrition.

The State of Health Houston & Harris County Report

When we think about health, we usually think about it on a personal level. We don’t often consider that our health and that of our neighbors constitutes a public policy issue, but the fact is a sizeable slice of any level of government’s revenue goes into promoting and protecting the health of its constituents. From immunization programs to restaurant inspectors looking for slime in ice machines, your tax dollars are directly involved in the health and well-being of your community.

The Harris County Health Care Alliance including Harris County Public Health and Environment Services, and many other county and city agencies has compiled the State of Health Houston & Harris County Report 2015 - 2016

Book Hunters in Brief #55: New Year, New You!

bhib: new year new youHopefully, you didn't get so caught up in the moment on New Year's Eve that you made resolutions you already regret, like, I don't know...doing your taxes before April 14th or being nice to those people who ring the doorbell at 7:30 on Saturday mornings. But if you made any of the ones that most of us make: to get fit, to read more, to organize your closets, or just enjoy life more, Harris County Public Library and Book Hunters can help. Here are a few books to get you started.

Get Fit for School... With Zumba For Kids!

Books, Fun and Now Zumba Dance with Kids! We got it all!
Did you have your share of fun this summer? I know I know you did! Well, we are drawing very close to the end of Summer Reading Program but the fun still continues. So get ready for the Grand Finale because we have more fun in store for you.

 

Join us for Around the World Party on August 8th 2013 and celebrate the end of a successful Summer Reading Program 2013 with Zumba Dance for kids! We will also have refreshments. The event will take place at the Community Center across from the Library entrance at 3 PM. Don’t forget to mark your calendars. See you there!

 

Get Those Kids Moving!

ZumbaIt’s too hot to exercise outside, so how can your children burn off all that excess energy?  You could try checking out a kid-friendly exercise video from your library.  We recently discovered that Zumba really gets them moving.  In addition to Zumba DVDs, the library also has Denise Austin’s Fit Kids, Get Act

Upcoming Fitness Programs for Adults at Kingwood Branch Library

YogsDon’t let the heat keep you from getting fit! Consider attending one of Kingwood Branch Library’s upcoming fitness programs. Both programs are presented by Kingwood Community Center and are low-impact.

Tuesday, June 11, 10:20 AM - 11:30 AM: Chair Yoga. Join Ms. Cathy for a low-impact yoga class that incorporates chairs for support. Mats will be provided or bring your own. Please wear comfortable attire and bring a water bottle.

Line DancingTuesday, June 18. 10:20 AM - 11:30 AM: Line Dancing Demonstration. Join Ms. Kay for a fun hour of line dancing! Be sure to wear comfortable attire.

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Summer is nearly here, and May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month,so start making plans to have fun and be fit.  Check out some of the library’s books and videos on physical fitness, browse our online catalog for the subject “sports”, or browse our shelves in the 613.7s and 790s .  Visit the following websites for more great resources to help kids, adults, and seniors find fun ways to stay fit, including opportunities to participate in local sports and activities.

Everybody walk!

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Did you know that walking is the most popular form of physical activity in the United States? 10,000 steps per day – about 5 miles – is a great way to walk your way to fitness. Wednesday, April 4th is National Walking Day. Everybody get up and walk for your health. Walk to our library and check out DVDs and books to help you get started! 

Get fit with Library Items

Healthy BodyStay fit this New Year with Library books about FitnessHealthy Recipes and Work Out DVDs.  If this is your New Year's Resolution then get started now by stopping by your local library and checking them out. 

National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

Among other things, May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month.  Your library has books and DVDs about fitness in Dewey number 613.7 and books and DVDs about sports in Dewey number 796.  So, you can get in shape with a fat-burning belly dance,
Belly dance








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