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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.
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.
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.
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.
Does body type have an effect on your physical capabilities? New research looks at gender and body type in children and may be able to help teachers design better P.E. programs.
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.
Participating in track and field is a staple of many children's physical education. But it also comes with a high risk of injury. New research looks at how to best prevent these injuries.
Kids of CrossFitters want to compete, too. The inaugural IronWorks Youth Challenge will be the biggest CrossFit competition for kids ever, giving them their own Games-style experience.
Forget your personal trainer. If you want to observe the basics of human movement, go play with a baby for a couple hours. You might learn a thing or two.
Little did I know the LA Kings and the Stanley Cup would be the elements that finally brought my Marine Corps grandfather and me together, and rekindled our relationship.
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.
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."
Whether they realize it or not, parents are a child's first example of fitness and nutrition habits - a "first coach," so to speak. But where do the roles of parent and coach part ways?
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.