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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monkey bars are often blamed for injuries. Katy Bowman's kids have them in their bedrooms. Learn why she thinks babies - yes, babies! - should cultivate upper body strength and how to do it safely.
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.
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.
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.