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Get Fit Families 2017 Summer Camp Programs

| December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Get Fit Families 2017 Summer Camp Programs

If you’re looking for a great way to get your kids out and active, please consider sending them to a Get Fit Families Camp. Our camps are designed for kids to get outside and have fun swimming, biking, running, or learning to run. The kids eat great food and even learn to make healthy snacks. […]

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GFF Youth Programs

| February 6, 2015
GFF Youth Programs

Check out this year’s youth training programs at the “Y” Get Fit Families Youth Programs 2015 Youth Triathlon Training and Running Programs  

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USA Triathlon Magazine “PERPETUAL MOTION”

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
USA Triathlon Magazine “PERPETUAL MOTION”

The Summer 2014 issue of USA Triathlon Magazine features Joella Baker, an age-grouper who suffers from Lupus, but manages to work within her community to promote the multisport lifestyle as a Race Director, Team USA Athlete, Founder of Get Fit Families and USA Triathlon Certified Coach…. (read more)  

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Get Fit Kids

Get Fit Kids

Sports should be one of the most enjoyable and educational activities our children get to do. When kids participate in a triathlon, they will swim a short distance, bike a little and run. However, a triathlon is more than doing three things they love most (swim, bike, and run). The gift of participating in the […]

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Get Fit Dads – Exercise

Get Fit Dads – Exercise

Get Fit Dads – Exercise Written by Joe Beiter Wednesday, 15 April 2009 14:51 Health – People who exercise regularly significantly decrease their chances of acquiring a literal banquet of diseases, including diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and the list goes on. Mood and Temperament – Fathers who are caring for their families by […]

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Keeping up with your kids

Keeping up with your kids

However, what happens when they come home and ask you to help? Now remember, you’re not 6, 8, 10, 12 or 15 anymore. Your body has changed a great deal over the years and keeping up with your child may not be as easy as it once was. If your child wants you to pass […]

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10 Reasons Dads Should Exercise

10 Reasons Dads Should Exercise

If heart disease or diabetes is in your family, you are at a higher risk and it’s more of a reason to watch your diet, exercise and change what you eat, what you drink and how you live your life. But how do you get started and most of all, how do you get motivated […]

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Exercise After Childbirth

Exercise After Childbirth

Of course, it doesn’t help that on top of having the kid or kids, you’re also getting older and as we get older our bodies change even more. But, it’s not the end of the world. There is a body waiting to be found after childbirth and as you get older. It’s in there; you […]

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Exercise during Pregnancy

Exercise during Pregnancy

“You need to be physically active during pregnancy. It has terrific benefits that are associated with a better pregnancy outcome and even shorter labors. It’s a win-win for baby and mommy,” says high-risk pregnancy expert Laura Riley M.D., spokeswoman for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and author of Pregnancy: You and Your […]

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Kids in Triathlon

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kids in Triathlon

Triathlon is an interesting sport. It attracts so many different people to the sport all doing it for their own personal reasons. However, when it comes to kids in the sport, what drives them? I started the Get Fit Families Youth Triathlon Team 3 years ago. The team is finally starting to grow and thanks […]

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Get Fit Families Running Club

| January 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Get Fit Families Running Club

Get Fit Families works with the Rose E Schneider Family YMCA in Cranberry Township in providing a quality running and triathlon club for beginners up to elite athletes. Our group meets during the summer at 5:30 AM and 4:45 PM on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at North Boundary Park in Cranberry Township, PA. We meet Saturday’s […]

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Truck Driving and Exercise

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Truck Driving and Exercise

Some specific tips for truck drivers and anyone else wanting to get fit again. Exercise in the morning or when you wake-up. Starting your day with exercise will wake you up! Do 20 minutes to a half hour when you’re on the road. When you get fuel or wake up at a truck stop, wake […]

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Get Fit Families Kids Corner

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Get Fit Families Kids Corner

by Joella Baker (newsletter 11/16/12) Are you looking for something fun to do with your kids during the winter? If you have access to a gym, or even your basement, you can do these fun drills with your kids to keep them active, allow them to have fun and stay in shape during the winter […]

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Kids and Exercise : What should kids eat to run well?

| August 26, 2011 | 0 Comments
Kids and Exercise : What should kids eat to run well?

By: Joella Richard Baker (newsletter 8/26/11) Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. You must eat breakfast to have energy. The fuel you get from your breakfast will give you energy in school and will also give you energy all the way up to your cross‐country practice or meet. Good things to eat […]

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Make sure your kids learn to swim

Make sure your kids learn to swim

By Joella Baker (newsletter 7/8/11) One thing all kids should learn is how to swim. I can’t remember not being able to swim. From the time I was barn, we had a swimming pool and in the summer, I lived in the water. I loved racing my sisters, seeing how long I could hold my […]

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