There is an emerging consensus among scientists that food dyes are linked to behavioral problems in susceptible kids. This sensitivity to food dyes likely impacts some half a million kids across the United States.
Note: Program offerings vary at each franchise.
Fit4Baby® is a program designed to strengthen the body for all the changes it will experience during pregnancy. These classes exclusively focus on pregnant moms! (Other FIT4MOM® classes may include dads, nannies and other child caregivers.) Regular activity such as Fit4Baby® classes can help to reduce many maternal aches and pains, increase energy during pregnancy and may speed the labor, delivery and recovery process. According to the...more
Stroller Strides® is a stroller-based fitness program designed for moms with little ones. Each 60-minute, total body workout incorporates power walking, strength, toning, songs and activities. Certified fitness instructors offer a variety of fun class formats both indoors and outdoors. All locations also offer a free playgroup with Our Village so moms can form lasting friendships with other moms through organized playdates, moms' nights out,...more
Body Back® is a results-based workout designed for moms who want their body back, whether they just had a baby or their last child was born twenty years ago! Most importantly, it will help women unlock their personal possibilities in an inspiring and powerful environment. Body Back® clients experience targeted high-intensity workouts, inspiration and motivation in every class. When done in conjunction with founder Lisa Druxman's Mama Wants...more
In many ways, the birth of a baby and the birth of a business are incredibly similar. To be good at either or both requires true grit, a penchant for research, unyielding patience and above all, self-reflection.
Since the age of 20, I’ve worked exclusively as a founder, co-founder or very early employee of start up businesses. I was married at 25, had my first baby at 27 and second baby at 30. Last year I celebrated my 40th birthday and sold my second business. In all that time and amidst new ventures in both business and parenting,I learned the most about running a company by learning how to be a parent.
The biggest lesson of all has been to take one day at a time. I had to force myself to slow down long enough to learn the basics of any given endeavor, enjoy the...more
Farel B. Hruska
Silly Question? Not Really! Parents, your stroller (and your baby) is a new and perfect workout! Pushing your stroller can be MUCH more than a way to get around...it can be a wonderful way to get in shape after your baby makes their entrance into your lives! There are numerous resources showing the amazing benefits to your fitness level when you walk or run with your stroller.
HOW your push your stroller, however, is VERY important. If you aren't pushing it in good alignment and form, you could cause more injury than gain fitness benefits. A 2009...more
We are proud to be #1 in the Fitness Category of Franchise Satisfaction as rated by our franchisees and the Franchise Business Review!
Portsmouth, NH January 15, 2015 — Franchise Business Review, a national franchise market research firm, announced today the companies that made its 2015 Top 200 Franchises list, the only national ranking of franchise opportunities based solely on franchisee satisfaction and performance data.
To identify the Top 200 franchises, which include a variety of concepts and industries, Franchise Business Review surveyed more than 28,500 franchisees, representing over 350 franchise brands. The complete report containing the latest research and full list of the Top 200 franchises is available at www.FranchiseBusinessReview.com
About Franchise Business Review: national franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction and franchise buyer experiences. The...more
January 17, 2016
Do you remember that bag of samples the hospital gave you when you brought your baby home? Would it ever occur to you that those products might not be good for your baby? of course not! But that is very much the case. Join me as we talk to Best Ever Baby founder Kim Walls about her passion to provide expert advice to educate, empower and inspire better choices for mom & baby.
About Kim Walls
Kim is the mother of 2 boys, a healthy living activist, serial entrepreneur and author of the award-winning Best Ever Birth Plan. As part of the founding family of Epicuren Discovery, founder of Babytime! by Episencial and Best Ever Baby, she was named one of the “9...more
Do you think you are eating healthy?
I bet you are still missing some vital nutrients that your body needs.
But it’s not enough to just pop a multi vitamin.
Many are filled with artificial preservatives, coloring and are toxic in their own right.
How can eating vitamins that are from whole foods, non gmo and organic help you achieve new levels of health?
Listen in as we chat with New Chapter vitamin founder, Paul Schulick, about how to rev up your health.
Paul Schulick is the Founder, Master Herbalist, and Chief Formulator of New Chapter®, the leading supplement company in the natural products channel known for its cultured supplements and paradigm-shifting formulations....more