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From the Cleavers to the Simpsons, there are lots of images of family life, and some are misleading. Here are 3 of the most common half-truths about having children and staying in shape.
This eight-week plan outlines how to take build your youth athletes up to competition season or an upcoming event. Workout frequency, intensity, and exercise variety are all addressed.
By now you've probably heard to avoid feeding your kids a lot of processed food. Here are a few reasons why and also some tips for weaning children off highly processed, low nutrient foods.
Remembering the death of teen track star Arielle Newman got me thinking about how we coach our kids. We want them to succeed, but parents and coaches need to look at the bigger picture.
When it comes to good nutrition, it helps to start 'em young. Here are my five favorite first foods for babies and toddlers. And by the way, rice cereal is not on the list.
My daughter is graduating high school and leaving for college this fall. She'll be in charge of her own fitness and nutrition. And frankly, I don’t think I’ve prepared her enough for this transition.
Popularized by bodybuilder Bob Gajda in the 1960s, PHA training has proven useful with kids. Its focus on NOT creating a pump keeps them enjoying exercise. Find out how it works and how to do it.
During childhood, monkey bars are often blamed for playground injuries.
Researchers took a look at the benefits of strength training in 11-12 year-olds and the impact was astounding. No longer considered dangerous, weight training can be highly beneficial for kids.
What if yoga looked like play-time and acrobatics with a partner? What if you could do yoga as a way to connect with loved ones, friends, or teammates? There is indeed such a thing - partner yoga.
Researchers examined 17 studies and determined that taking a multivitamin was good for babies, reducing the risk of death both prenatal and postnatal, and improving birth weights.
Biomechanics isn't just for elite athletes and physical therapists. Katy Bowman, founder of the Restorative Exercise Institute, discusses 'baby biomechanics' and what feet have to do with it.
Many parents and kids write physical education off as an unimportant class, but research shows P.E. not only helps your children's physical health, but it increases their learning ability as well.
Parents are role models for kids. There's no denying it. And if you're sedentary and at risk for disease, your kids will be too. New research sheds light on the impact of active parents on their kids.
You've probably heard of Montessori schools, but did you know the founder also addressed physical education? Here are 5 lessons from Maria Montessori that have helped me keep my young kids active.
Mexican American children are 60% more likely to be overweight. Scientists studied a population of Mexican American kids to determine what parenting methods could lead to better eating habits.
Studies have shown screen time affects a child's brain, and may have lasting effects. Nevertheless, the average American child still spends 7 hours a day looking at a screen. Why is this the case?