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Variety is the spice of life and food!

Are you choosing the same foods and getting bored with your everyday meals?  A variety of foods, colors and textures will help you enjoy your meals while getting the nutrients you need to fuel your active lifestyle. Challenge yourself to enjoy something new with these three tips:

grainsChoose a grain you’ve never tried before on your next grocery store visit, for example, quinoa, couscous, farro and buckwheat provide additional protein and fiber.

 

Try this recipe: Whole Grain Veggie Fried Rice

 

colorsEat the colors of a rainbow. Eating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables help boost immunity and muscle recovery after exercise.

 

Try this recipe: Chick Pea Cucumber & Kale Tomato Cup

 

protein varietyIncorporate a variety of proteins like eggs, nuts, beef, poultry, fish and dairy to help build and rebuild the muscles that fuel your active body.

 

Try this recipe: Vegetable-Mango Beef Stirfry 

 

Million Mile Month 2015 Participant Spotlights

Our 20k+ Million Mile Month 2015 participants have shared thousands of heartwarming stories with us, and here are just a few.

We love to hear why Million Mile Month is important to you. Share your story by emailing us at contact@millionmilemonth.org, and maybe you’ll show up in our next participant spotlight video!

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Carla Schweizer Participant Spotlight

During Million Mile Month 2015 we sat down with Carla Schweizer, who is a mom, grandmother, wife and multiple sclerosis survivor of 23 years. After feeling “left out” of fitness events for years because of the condition of her MS, she was empowered by her ability to participate in Million Mile Month and inspired to be part of the community working toward 1 million miles together.  Read More

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Danielle Kaczor Participant Spotlight

During Million Mile Month 2015 we had the pleasure of meeting an amazing mom who’s daughter, Zoey, has been battling leukemia since January 2013 and who’s husband is active military. Read the story of how Million Mile Month has provided her family with a way to relieve stress, stay positive and stay physically active among the chaos and a very hectic schedule. Read More

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FBISD vs. Lamar Consolidated ISD: Battle for the Fittest Superintendent!

Dr. Charles Dupre, Fort Bend ISD Superintendent and Dr. Thomas Randle, Lamar Consolidated ISD Superintendent, are leading their school districts in a competition to see which district can log the most miles during Million Mile Month.

In 2014, FBISD had the most Million Mile Month registrants out of all participating organizations. This year, they are back with a bigger fitness goal, and brought some friends, LCISD, with them! Read More

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Million Mile Month 2015 – Participating Organizations and Sponsors

Million Mile Month 2015 Keeps Getting Bigger and Better!

We are honored to have such an amazing list of organizations, businesses and sponsors for Million Mile Month 2015! The event kicks off April 1, but it is not too late to get involved. You can get involved with our free corporate wellness program or sign up as an individual. Plus there are still sponsorship opportunities available for this year’s event.

Want to join this growing list of participating organizations and businesses? Learn more on our corporate wellness page, or email us at contact@millionmilemonth.org. Read More

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