Posts Tagged ‘Fitness’

Active Healthy Kids and Outdoor Play- Preparing for Life’s Little Mishaps

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 20:16 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Preparing for Life’s Little Mishaps While Engaging Your Kids in Outdoor Play
“Play, Incorporating Animistic and Magical Thinking Is Important Because It:
Fosters the healthy, creative and emotional growth of a child; Forms the best foundation for later intellectual growth. Provides a way in which children get to know the world and […]

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Women’s Fitness: Simple Moves to get you Fit and Toned at the Office or at Home

Thursday, March 25, 2010 14:56 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
My good friend works at a major company in NYC and she’s fortunate since she’s able to hit the gym on her lunch hour.  If you have a job that allows you the time to go to the gym, that’s great.
Not everyone is that fortunate.
As women we have so many […]

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Healthin30 Reader Chosen for CNN’s Fit Nation Triathlon Challenge with Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 12:10 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A quick update
After reading a tweet by Dr. Sanjay Gupta:
“Want to swim/bike/run the NYC tri with me? It’s a chance to lose forever. Need a serious 6 month commitment tho… http://bit.ly/90HBoK,”
I posted a blog about it, and it got a great deal of attention.
I was bombarded with emails from readers […]

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s Medical Correspondent is Looking for 5 Eager People to Get Fit

Monday, November 30, 2009 15:01 No Comments

Fit Nation Tri Challenge (the “Challenge”)
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
How many times have you thought about doing something and you keep telling yourself that you’ll do it “someday” or it’s on your “to-do” list?
Well, I know I have a pretty long “to-do” list and a Triathlon is on my list along with running the […]

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