LiveWell JOCO Blog

Stay informed with regular updates from the LiveWell Johnson County Blog, including tips for chronic disease prevention, healthy food inspiration, and news from the neighborhood.

Celebrating National Bike & Roll to School Day

On Wednesday, May 8th, communities across the nation will unite in celebration of National Bike & Roll to School Day. This annual event not only promotes a healthier lifestyle for students but also fosters the creation of safer communities where…... read more

Outdoor Fitness: Soak Up the Spring Sunshine for a Healthier You

As winter thaws and the vibrant colors of spring emerge, there's no better time to revitalize your fitness routine and prioritize your health by incorporating outdoor exercise. After months of hibernation indoors, the great outdoors is calling, offering opportunities to…...

Celebrate National Nutrition Month: 5 Steps for a Healthier You

March is National Nutrition Month. It’s a time to focus on developing healthy eating and physical activity habits you can follow all year long. Choosing nutritious foods and getting enough exercise can make a significant difference in your health. This…...

The Power of Movement: 5 Ways Exercise Boosts Your Health

In our fast-paced world, finding time for exercise can be challenging. However, the numerous health benefits of regular physical activity make it crucial to maintaining overall well-being. Here are five reasons to incorporate exercise into your daily routine. 1. Improved…...

Navigating Holiday Parties: A Healthy Survival Guide

The festive season is upon us, and with it comes a whirlwind of holiday parties, family gatherings, and celebrations. While it's a time of joy and merriment, it can also pose challenges to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Fear not, as…... read more

5 Health Benefits of Walking

Walking is one of the simplest yet most effective forms of physical activity. Whether it's a leisurely stroll in the park or a brisk walk around your neighborhood, the benefits of walking extend far beyond just getting from point A…...

3 Reasons Kids Should Walk, Bike or Roll to School

Walking and bike riding are healthy ways to get to and from school. Skipping the school drop-off traffic for more active commutes can contribute to the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity kids need each day. Here are 3 reasons and a…...

Celebrate Great Outdoors Month!

Summer is here. The kids are home and already complaining that there’s nothing to do. Here’s an idea—go outside! June is National Great Outdoors Month and Johnson County has many ways to celebrate the occasion. Put down your phone, apply…...

Bike & Roll to School Day 2023

Bike & Roll to School Day is Wednesday, May 3! Set your alarm a few minutes early on Wednesday, May 3 and join your neighbors for National Bike & Roll to School Day. Bike & Roll to School Day events…... read more

10 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

The holidays can make it hard to stick to healthy practices or start new ones. Here are 10 tips to keep on track this holiday season with your health and wellness goals! Stay active. Make staying active a group effort! Halftime,…...

Walk & Roll to School Day 2022!

Walk & Roll to School Day is Wednesday, October 5th! Set your alarm a few minutes early on Wednesday, October 5th and join your neighbors for National Walk & Roll to School Day. Walk & Roll to School Day events…...

Walk With Ease Class Starting Soon!

Do you suffer from Arthritis or joint pain? If so, you are not alone. In Kansas, 1 in 4 adults have arthritis and report having severe joint pain that may limit activities. Learning to manage and reduce symptoms is critical…...