kids strength training

The main reason our kids don't exercise is that the message we give them about it is all wrong.
I'm a big believer in starting children while they're young. Here's why RDLs are my favorite exercise.
Teaching kids how to do the Olympic lifts is different from teaching adults. Change your cues accordingly.
Developing fine motor skills will help your kids excel in their sport. Here are some Montessori-inspired tips for building these skills.
What periods of development we can capitalize on, and what periods we must approach with caution?
I'm not going to give you the usual boring advice. Instead, I'm here to offer some not-so-expected tips on how to handle kids.
There is a silent plague striking kids today, and it's not obesity or diabetes. It's what I call "f-shoulders."
The idea of kids lifting weights makes a lot of people nervous, but when done right, it's effective and safe.
It is increasingly common to see children beginning a serious sport career. However, the age a child can start weightlifting is not a function of chronological years, but one of biological years.
Youth soccer is firmly entrenched in American culture, whereas strength training is a bit controversial. A new study shows lifting weights makes kids better soccer players.
In a recent study, greater cardiovascuar fitness and muscular capacity in children correlated with healthier habits and greater happiness.
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.
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.
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.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: kids and strength training, CrossFit, anaerobic training, and more!
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.
There are safe and healthy ways to train teenagers with weights. Strength training can actually be good for developing their muscular and neurological systems. Here's the right way to do it.