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Hosting A Family Olympics

FACS Sizzlin' Summer - Week 3 - Fire up the 4th!

Welcome to Week 3 of our FACS Sizzlin' Summer. Each week our podcast topic will relate to a theme that will be used for summer programming in county offices across the state of Kentucky. On Thursdays at 11 am eastern time, join us on our Facebook page @UKFCSExt for a related webinar.

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. Amy Kostelic, Extension Specialist for Adult Development and Aging and Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 1, Season 3

July 4th is traditionally a holiday celebrated with friends and family, food, fireworks and fun!  This year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, not only have the summer Olympics been postponed to 202ONE, but Independence Day celebrations may look a little different due to social distancing.  This week Amy Kostelic and Natalie Jones, provide great tips and ideas for keeping the fun in the 4th and hosting your own Olympics celebration!

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Making your Fitness App Work for you!

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 37

With more than 320K fitness apps currently available for download, selecting the best app for you can be a bit daunting.  This week, Dr. Jennifer Hunter visits with Natalie Jones to discuss the key components of fitness apps that can make your fitness journey successful. 

Download the FitBlueKY app from the app store on your device.

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Self Care and Stress Management

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 33

In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Extension Specialist for Family Health, Natalie Jones, to discuss methods for preventing stress from becoming distress.  Natalie outlines five tips for preventing overwhelming stress and four strategies for handling stress.

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Be An Active Family

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 28

 

Being an active family is a great way to develop and nurture healthy family relationships!  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Natalie Jones to discuss the importance of getting active and staying active!  She provides great tips for incorporating activity into every day family life as well as giving suggestions for being active as a family tradition.

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Healthy Hydration

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 20

Staying hydrated is important for our overall health.  Extension Family Health Specialist, Natalie Jones, sits down with Dr. Jennifer Hunter to discuss the key recommendations related to hydration for every life stage.  Additionally, she shares information about hydration while being physically active and recommendations for youth involved in sports.

 

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Kids In Sports

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 17 

In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Natalie Jones discuss important issues for parents when their child is involved in organized sporting activities.  Natalie details some considerations to think about such as age, developmental stage and maturity, as well as, highlighting the importance of proper safety equipment.

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Put Your Best Foot Forward: Choosing Athletic Footwear

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Program Coordinator for Physical Activity 

Episode 12 

In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Natalie Jones discuss the importance of properly selecting athletic footwear for the physical activities in which you participate.  Natalie offers tips for selecting shoes based on use and wear.

 

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The FITT Method for Physical Activity

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Program Coordinator for Physical Activity

Episode 8

In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Natalie Jones discuss the FITT Method for physical activity.  This method is effective for people at every fitness level and focuses on the frequency, intensity, time and type of physical activity.  Listen in as they discuss the FITT Method and how you can apply it to your own fitness goals.

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Setting SMART Goals for Physical Activity

 

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Program Coordinator for Physical Activity

Episode 1

Dr. Hunter and Natalie Jones discuss the importance of setting goals to achieve phyical activity milestones.  Throughout the podcast, Natalie uses a real world example of running in a 10K to explain the concept of SMART goals and how to achieve effective results.

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