kids fitness

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.
More and more children are growing up uneducated about what it means to be a healthy person. What can we do about it? If you feel that something can and should be done - then read on.
In a recent study, greater cardiovascuar fitness and muscular capacity in children correlated with healthier habits and greater happiness.
Would Michael Jordan have become so great if he weren’t dropped from his high school basketball team? What would have happened if he was kept on the team simply because he was entitled to it?
If you can make training more enjoyable, children are more likely to accept it. The priority is keeping the child engaged, moving well, and wanting to come back and do more.
How do you assess if your child is ready for a particular sport? Here are three categories to evaluate your child against, along with four guidelines for implementing a new sport or skill.
Whether your kid is too bossy, too shy, or perhaps a little hyper, the martial arts can help your child learn many important life lessons. (And those same lessons apply for all of us, not just kids.)
Fred Fornicola is a fitness specialist. He has been involved in the field of strength and fitness since 1976 and has authored hundreds of articles in numerous publications.
Fitness gifts for adults are great, but let's not forget the kids! Here are ten holiday gift ideas for the younger athletes in your life.
We have a responsibility to protect children - all of us. We have to step up as a society and care for our children and get them well.
Many coaches and parents wonder which training methods are most effective for kids. A new study suggests plyometrics and Olympic lifting are better than traditional weight lifting.
CrossFit is great for kids but it's essential that trainers understand the changes in muscles, bones, and hormones that kids undergo in order to keep them safe and healthy.
When Ricardo's son Renzo was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, the family switched to eating gluten and casein free - but they all still train jiu jitsu.
Fitness is not only good for children’s bodies, but also for their minds. A recent study suggest that there is a cognitive benefit to at least a base level of fitness.
OK! Kimonos founder Brendan Hufford is trying to change things for children who live in poverty. His gi exchange program is helping kids around the world have access to BJJ.
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?
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.