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Teaching Kids Sports: Foundations for Youth Athletes

Katrina Pilkington
Katrina Pilkington
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The main goal for children, when it comes to exercise, is for them to move. However, while we’re encouraging young “athletes-to-be” how to move their body and move them well, we are setting the foundation for their future in sports and life (in general).
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Running For Kids: The Definitive Guide

Katrina Pilkington
Katrina Pilkington
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Running is something that our bodies were built to do. An integral component of movement within the majority of most sports, running [efficiency], can dictate success for most athletes early on in their skill development. Cardiovascular benefits from ...
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Stand Up To Childhood Obesity: How Fitness Pros Can Impact The Future

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  Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Lack of physical activity and an increase in sedentary behaviors are leading an overall upward trend in obesity, but the effects on children and adolescents are especially ...
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Can Vitamin E and Exercise Help Kids Learn?

Alexandra Williams
Alexandra Williams
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One hundred twenty adolescents in Saudi Arabia ages 15–18 were assessed by scientists who were curious to discover if a link exists between vitamin E intake, school performance and exercise. Told not to alter their eating or activity habits, the teens ...
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The Effect of Social Media on Kids' Snack Choices

Alexandra Williams
Alexandra Williams
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The news isn’t good regarding the influence of social media on the foods children prefer. In a study published in Pediatrics (2019; 143 [4]) of 176 children ages 9–11, doctoral candidate Anna Coates of the University of Liverpool found that the youth who ...
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Kids and Exercise: Benefits, Risks & Exercise Tips

Adam Annaccone
Adam Annaccone
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Exercise Tips for Kids and Teens According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children and adolescents should participate in at least 60 minutes or more of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily (1). However, less than 24% of ...
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A Transforming Experience: Working with Clients Who Have Down Syndrome

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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If you haven’t worked with clients who have disabilities, here’s a message from fitness professionals who do: Try it. At least once. The experience is likely to have a profound impact on their life and yours. In addition to raising your awareness, it can ...
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