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We all know how beneficial sports are for kids. But what if your child isn't interested in the usual sports fare? Here are six options for six different personalities.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's hot topics: kids and sugar, functional fitness, breakfast, and more!
“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.
How do you know when to start your kids in physical activities? And what activity do you choose? And how do you find a good coach? Expert kids coach Jen Flannery shares her advice for parents.
I hate when my kids get sick, and my hatred has fueled an endless quest for safe and effective ways to make them feel better. Here are several remedies that have worked for me.
Jashaun is in fifth grade. Jashaun is also basketball sensation, a dribbling genius, and is the fastest 11-year old on the planet when it comes to the 1-mile run.
Having been a kids coach I can safely say the experience had a profound effect on my coaching of clients of any age. Coaching kids makes you a better coach overall and here's why.
Sports drinks may seem like a healthier kid’s beverage than soda and other sugary beverages, but that’s not necessarily the case. In fact, many schools are banning them altogether.
As a parent I've wondered: Are kettlebells safe and effective for kids? Although they’ve certainly gained in popularity in recent years for adult use, are they also safe and effective for children?
Gymnastics is a daunting skill-set to take on as an adult. Our newest featured coach, Roger Harrell, specializes in teaching adults. Read on to hear more about his story and how you can learn.