Foundations for Life is the staff blog of the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation. Follow along as members of our team discuss all things health and wellness as it relates to their day-to-day lives! They’ll talk healthy living, personal experiences, family life, exercise, nutrition and so much more, providing fresh perspectives and a wide array of topics for your reading pleasure each week. Share, comment and join the conversation!
A recent study on the trends in sedentary behavior showed that the estimated sitting time increased from 2007 to 2016 among the U.S. population—from 7.0 to 8.2 hours per day among adolescents and from 5.5 to 6.4 hours per day among adults.
The Importance of Recess and Play for Both Kids and Adults
I ended up in Homesense a couple weeks ago, a new store in Exton that offers an array of furniture, rugs, lighting, office equipment, cooking utensils, etc. I resisted the initial requests from my wife to go in but eventually agreed…it was raining, we did not have our two kids with us, and honestly had nothing better to do. Adjacent to the collection of fake plants I stumbled upon the sanctuary of a bookshelf and picked up Mattel: 70 Years of Innovation and Play.