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Fitness testing is a snapshot of a point in time, but kids tend to develop non-linearly. How valid is fitness testing for kids and what should we be looking for?
More and more children are growing up uneducated about what it means to be a healthy person. What can we do about it? If you feel that something can and should be done - then read on.
In today's society, young athletes are inundated with daily stressors that can adversely affect their performance. How can we mitigate these while keeping them healthy? By taking it back to basics.
New research compared different ways to place children in athletics by assessing biological age, rather than simply going by chronological age.
In a recent study, greater cardiovascuar fitness and muscular capacity in children correlated with healthier habits and greater happiness.
Would Michael Jordan have become so great if he weren’t dropped from his high school basketball team? What would have happened if he was kept on the team simply because he was entitled to it?
How do you assess if your child is ready for a particular sport? Here are three categories to evaluate your child against, along with four guidelines for implementing a new sport or skill.
Whether your kid is too bossy, too shy, or perhaps a little hyper, the martial arts can help your child learn many important life lessons. (And those same lessons apply for all of us, not just kids.)
Every pregnancy is different. But whatever the case may be, simply meditating and sending love to the unborn baby is essential for creating a lifelong connection between mother and child.
We have a responsibility to protect children - all of us. We have to step up as a society and care for our children and get them well.
Many coaches and parents wonder which training methods are most effective for kids. A new study suggests plyometrics and Olympic lifting are better than traditional weight lifting.
Fitness is not only good for children’s bodies, but also for their minds. A recent study suggest that there is a cognitive benefit to at least a base level of fitness.
A research review found 95% of kids under age 3 look at screens for an average of 2 hours a day, and also revealed a correlation between obesity and screen time.
Despite the fact that early childhood is prime time for physical play, new research suggests modern children are losing the desire to play. Why is this happening and what are some solutions?
You bow before the Iron Gods five times a week, forsaking all other commitments. And now you want your husband/wife to join. Here's how to make it happen - and still stay happily together.
Studies have explored the benefits of strength training for kids, but what makes a child want to be strong? I decided to ask my four-year-old that question, and here's what she said.
Young athletes are busy people, too, and sometimes finding the time for strength and cardio training can be hard. These workouts show how you can do both combined, and with effectiveness.