Strength Training for Kids

Strength Training for Kids: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Strength Training for Kids Many parents and physical education teachers have traditionally shied away from strength training with their children or students. However, there is sufficient research to suggest that strength training is a suitable—and safe—option for most youth. Here are some tips about strength training for kids. Correcting the Misconceptions There are a number…

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Activities for Kids

10 Fun Fitness Summer Activities for Kids

10 Fun Fitness Summer Activities for Kids Summer is here and children need to stay active, healthy and busy during their break from school.  To keep kids moving, the American Council on Exercise suggests ten, fun fitness summer activities for kids. SoccerThis highly active game involving both agility and teamwork has grown increasingly popular in…

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Staying Fit with Lung Conditions

Staying Fit with Lung Conditions

Staying Fit with Lung Conditions Years ago, people with lung conditions were advised to take it easy, and sit out of strenuous activities. Thanks to medical research, those days are over. It’s established that regular exercise is beneficial for people with lung disease. Staying active and fit can help you breathe easier and do more…

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Reduce Your Risk for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, Reduce Your Risk Now!

Osteoporosis, Reduce Your Risk Now! Osteoporosis is an age-related disorder in which bones become gradually thinner, more porous and less able to support the weight of the body. It has a debilitating effect on quality of life, as it limits a person’s independence. This condition attacks both men and women, but women usually suffer more…

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