kids fitness

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.
Children who never watch TV during lunch or dinner are less likely to be overweight. And kids who skip meals are more likely to be overweight. New research points to our kids needing better habits.
What I see kids get out of CrossFit kids class goes well beyond the physical. Sure they are safe from sports injuries, but they also have fun, camaraderie, and a big boost of self confidence.
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.
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.
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.
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.