Kids + Technology = Better Health


It’s imperative to drill in healthy living and eating habits in kids, early on itself. This will tremendously diminish the rate of disease among people in the coming generations and increase life expectancy! Thanks Lisa!

She's Losing It!

Technology is one of those things that gets a bad rep with respect to kids.  Video games, TV, computers, these play a part in childhood inactivity.  But what if technology could challenge kids to improve their health?

My guest today, Jen Ohlsen, discovered a way to do just that.  If she looks familiar to you it might be because she was a sports reporter in Washington, D.C., Dallas and Austin and also hosted UT’s Coaches Show.

She is passionate about fitness.  Just about everyone has heard the statics about childhood obesity and agrees it is a problem, but it made Jen pose the question, “Who will be their hero?”

It was answered not only by policy makers, doctors and educators but by a high school senior named Ashley in an inner city school in San Antonio who at five feet tall weighed 261 pounds and became the star of Jen’s…

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About pallavisharma

Welcome to my blog! Apart from being a health and fitness freak, I love writing, and this blog is a perfect outlet for it. I am not a professional writer by any means, but would like to be someday, so I can inspire people far and wide. I am a project manager by day, and go to business school at night. I am happily married to the love of my life, and thoroughly enjoy being a stepmom to two of the most wonderful kids I know. The goal of my blog is just one word – INSPIRE. If I was able to help even one person enough to get them to change their life around for the better, I would consider myself extremely fortunate. I am super thankful to all my readers who have given me so much love and encouragement through the years. You guys rock! I will leave you with one quote – “Monotony is the awful reward of the careful. If you want to change and grow, you need to take risk” – John C. Maxwell

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