Blog Posts By: Andie Borchardt

Cristo Rey’s Health Day covers the ABCs of health

April 13, 2017

On April 5, Cristo Rey students and faculty participated in their annual, all-day Health Day. I was honored to attend Health Day, and watch how the school promoted physical and emotional health through Zumba, meditation, yoga, and discussion groups. Cristo Rey’s Facebook page said Health Day covered healthy lifestyle topics from A, for an apple a day, […]

Exercising in Cold Weather Not as Miserable as We Believe

February 19, 2015

Exercising during cold weather can seem like an impossible challenge. When it’s freezing cold outside and you have the option of going outside and exercising, or staying in your warm house, most will choose the second option. Yet, studies show that exercising during cold weather has many benefits for both children and adults, and if […]

Eating Healthy Is Possible

November 6, 2014

I am the daughter of a medical biochemist, a registered dietician, and registered diabetes educator — all three wrapped up in one. Because of my mother I have never been hard up for a healthy meal. By the time I was in fifth grade, I understood the importance of balancing carb and protein intake, and […]

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