David Varnes

David Varnes

 

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There is a silent plague striking kids today, and it's not obesity or diabetes. It's what I call "f-shoulders."
It doesn’t matter if Ronnie Coleman works his legs for two hours. You’re not him, and that's okay.
Graduation is an important milestone that will begin a new chapter of your life. Here's how to make the most of it.
Here are a few tips to make fitness more enjoyable for kids, as taken from a Montessori education perspective.
As a parent or coach, you need to take steps to educate youth athletes about the problems of using anabolics.
I was mentally screwed up as a child. Luckily, I found weights were the perfect medicine for my insecurity.
Using your time and energy effectively as a youth sports coach is vital. Making sure you can communicate and deal with all of your players will make your efforts all that more effective.
Coaches of teenagers deal with a giant set of issues unique to that of any other coaches, but the greatest challenge of them all is communication with their athletes.
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 Kid Speak, words like “vegetable,” “healthy,” “nutritious,” and “balanced” are equivalent to words that just can’t be printed on this website. What can a parent do?
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.
I am living in Japan where heavy lifters are rare and gym equipment is very expensive. So I decided to build my own barbell from scratch. Here's how I did it, so you can do it too.