family fitness

We all have busy lives, and as such sometimes spend too much time "resting." The truth is the choices we make and the time we spend sedentary is literally killing us - and our children.
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.
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.
WOD Toys provide a unique opportunity for parents and coaches to teach young children about fitness - and get a good laugh in the mean time.
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.
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 you're a parent or a coach, instilling a love of fitness in our children is crucial for improving quality of life. Here are 9 articles on kids fitness from parents and coaches.
As my daughters grow up I worry about their self image and what society will push upon them. I am grateful for CrossFit and the Games for showing my daughters strength is beauty.
Nicole Crawford is the coach behind our new Mommy Workouts. Now it's time to learn more about her! Nicole is a full-time mom, our editorial assistant, and coaches homeless women in her "free" time.
One day I realized that my baby liked Cheerios more than vegetables, and I knew something had to change. Here's what worked and what didn't for our family's version of the "paleo challenge."
As a mom on the hunt for something to keep me physically fit, I've found myself becoming a CrossFit wannabe. But is it right for me? I took a good hard look at my time, money and EXCUSES.
As a mom on the hunt for something to keep me physically fit, I've found myself becoming a CrossFit wannabe. But is it right for me? I took a good hard look at my time, money and EXCUSES.
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.
Not only does hiking promote a lifetime of fitness and active lifestyle, but it also instills a love of the outdoors. A quiet hike is quality family-time and a good escape from hectic daily life.
I often ride a razor’s edge as the parent of two young athletes. When to push them, or not push them; be involved, but not too much. A situation becomes complicated when you realize they may be great.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommend all exclusively breastfed babies receive iron supplements. Why would the AAP make this recommendation? Find out the low-down on babies and iron.