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The USDA estimates that a healthy family of four will spend at least $126 per week. Here are 5 tips my own family has found helpful for eating healthy and spending $100 or less per week.
A new study looked at different tactics used by parents to get their children to eat well, and determined which were most effective. Cleaning your plate turns out not to be the best idea.
Being overweight has an enormous impact on children, physically, mentally, and emotionally. What can we do to change the obesity trend? Here are 5 ideas you can implement with the kids in your life.
Having young children has clued me in to the importance of finding a good coach. Although athletics might not be as serious at this age, your child's coach makes a tremendous impression.
There are safe and healthy ways to train teenagers with weights. Strength training can actually be good for developing their muscular and neurological systems. Here's the right way to do it.
You know sugar is bad for you, but do you know what excessive sugar intake does to your child? And that it is as powerful as cocaine addition? Find out how sugar affects the brain of your child.
Halloween is tomorrow, and Americans will spend over $2 billion on candy. Here are 5 healthy recipes I've found if you want to celebrate without the piles of candy and thousands of empty calories.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's popular topics: protein bars, Olympic weightlifting, family athletics, and more!
My husband is the most accomplished athlete in our household, and we're a competitive crew. It's important to me and my daughters to be with him when he competes, even at the USTA Nationals.
Read how the Kutin family balances setting world powerlifting records with the other aspects of family life - including maintaining a normal childhood and their Orthodox Jewish traditions.
Whether it's yoga, CrossFit, or the RKC, sometimes friends and family see your health practice more like a "cult." Willow helps one of our readers navigate how to handle this situation.
Who holds the women's powerlifting world record for the 97-pound division raw squat? A 10-year-old named Naomi Kutin who squats almost 215lbs. Meet the Kutin family of powerlifters.
Professional triathlete, model, pentathlon competitor, and amazing person...how do you begin to describe Jenny Fletcher? I decided to just start at the very beginning.
New research shows better cardiorespiratory fitness results in better reading and math scores for boys and girls. These studies emphasize the importance of physical fitness as a part of education.
Do you ever wonder what motivated the great Jack LaLanne to be so passionate about fitness? In this classic TV clip Jack shares the story of the early, and preventable, death of his father.
How many kids do you know who like to jog? What's the best way for a kid to lose weight? Science looks at endurance versus interval training in regards to obese children improving their health.
“Go away.” This is the single best thing Jen believes parents can do to support their kids in athletics. Read on for more tips on raising athletic children and choosing the best coach for them.