Kids Health and Wellness Program, YoMedics™, Compares Health Benefits of Walking vs. Running

Heather Quillen and Lisa R. Ramey, D.O., co-founders of YoMedics™, contribute to a blog on that offers helpful tips and insights for parents about healthy living for kids.

Orlando, Fla. – June 30, 2009 – Heather Quillen and Lisa R. Ramey, D.O., co-founders of YoMedics™, each contribute to a children’s wellness blog, found at  The website also features, among other things, articles and special reports relating to the health and well being of children.  YoMedics™ is a company committed to improving our children’s future health through our actions of prevention today via an educational, fun and innovative approach to healthy lifestyle choices.   

The blog section on the website is one of the most popular.  With Heather and Dr. Lisa both mothers of two, they offer invaluable insight and tips to help keep your kids healthy, educate them about the importance of healthy choices, and offer ideas for helping your kids lose weight, if needed.

Recently, Dr. Lisa and Heather Quillen wrote about the health benefits of walking, compared to running.  The blog points out that According to Adventure Magazine you can get 90 to 95 percent of the benefits of running from walking briskly.  Heather and Dr. Lisa offered the following tip about encouraging children to be more active: “Most kids are not going to run long distance by choice. However, they need to play and be used to going for a brisk walk. Go for a family walk in the evening. This also allows for a great opportunity to discuss the events of the day.” 

“We are determined to get your kids, and you, moving! Start with little steps then increase from there. The more knowledge and advice that YoMedics™ can spread to kids and families across the world, the more useful and fulfilled we are,” remarked Dr. Ramey.

Make the most of your summer, take advantage of YoMedics™ special summer pricing of Kids Journey to YoPower for Life™ and get your kids started now. Give them the gift of health!

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About YoMedics™: 

YoMedics™ is an innovative health and fitness organization founded by two mothers, health advocate and educator, Heather Quillen, and pediatric physician, Lisa R. Ramey, D.O. The dynamic health duo understands the key to fighting the growing health problems plaguing our society is through education. In the YoMedics™ child weight loss program and child optimal weight program, children are led through an entertaining journey for twelve weeks that uses characters and games to help them develop the tools they need to make healthy lifestyle choices now and later in life. The weight loss programs for children offer a way to be healthy and have fun at the same time. Through health and nutrition education today, YoMedics™ is building a brighter future for tomorrow’s leaders.

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