kids fitness

New research shows better cardiorespiratory fitness results in better reading and math scores for boys and girls. These studies emphasize the importance of physical fitness as a part of education.
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.
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.
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?
Having been a kids coach I can safely say the experience had a profound effect on my coaching of clients of any age. Coaching kids makes you a better coach overall and here's why.
Eric Chessen writes about the challenges of working with clients with autism - and, surprisingly, how the same tools he uses can apply to to any training client, child or adult, autistic or not.
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.
As a parent I've wondered: Are kettlebells safe and effective for kids? Although they’ve certainly gained in popularity in recent years for adult use, are they also safe and effective for children?
Ever since I became a work-at-home mom, I found it more and more difficult to work yoga into my daily routine. Then one day my daughter joined me and some amazing things happened for both of us!