childhood exercise

May 31, 2023

Monthly Family Update – June 2023

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Would you consider supporting our 21st annual “Walk for Life” for Life Network? Upcoming blog posts at DrWalt.com […]
May 28, 2023

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – The “Forgotten Front” of WWII

Inspired by a war-scarred field of bright red poppies that he saw in the spring of 1915, Canadian Soldier Lt. Col. John McCrae wrote the powerful […]
May 27, 2023

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – Teach the children well

Each Memorial Day weekend, one of my favorite tributes and reminders of what this holiday means comes from my friend, Gary Bauer. I hope his post […]
May 26, 2023

The Writer’s Studio 07 – My Interview with Debbie Macomber (Part 1)

You’re in for a treat as one of America’s most published and beloved authors Debbie Macomber visits with me and shares her journey to mastering the […]
May 24, 2023

Our Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Barb and I just returned from a stunning 10-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land. After long flights there (10 hours from Denver to Frankfurt and 4 […]
May 22, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt – Episode #5 – 10 Key Habits to Consider and Essential #1 – What is True Health?

In this episode, I’ll break down the 10 key habits or 10 essentials of happy, healthy people and we’ll discuss Essential #1 — What is True […]
May 17, 2023

I’ve been selected a a Featured Author for this Fall’s Louisiana Book Festival

SAVE THE DATE: I’m over-the-moon excited to let you know that I’ve been invited to be a “Featured Author” at the 2023 Louisiana Book Festival in […]
May 15, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt – Episode #4 – Four Keys to Becoming Highly Healthy

Do you want to know the secrets of how to make simple choices for a happier, healthier you — a you that will have more quality […]
August 22, 2008

Study Backs Up Dr. Walt’s Recommendations for Overweight Kids

Reuters Health  is reporting a new study suggesting that children who regularly exercise and limit their time in front of the TV and computer are much […]
August 4, 2010

PE classes unfortunately are NOT a priority, report says

Even as first lady Michelle Obama continues  her “Let’s Move” and the NFL’s “Play 60” campaigns to fight childhood obesity, many American schools still don’t have […]
August 4, 2010

Does increased activity mean higher GPA? The answer may surprise you!

Twenty minutes of daily vigorous physical activity among college students may lead them to have grade point averages about .4 higher, on a scale of 4.0, […]
February 4, 2011

Girls who walk/bike to school do better in tests

In my book, SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat, I explain that schools that have cut back on recess and physical […]
June 6, 2011

Exercising at school boosts test scores, study finds

When physical activity was combined with academic skills, elementary students retained more. In other words, exercising at school or while learning might improve kids’ test scores, […]
July 12, 2011

CDC: Most teens not getting enough aerobic activity

The CDC released a report of a nationwide survey of more than 11,000 high school students across the country, finding that only 15 percent get the minimum of […]