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Family Fitness: 5 Easy Exercises Tips to Keep a Family Well

Katrina Pilkington
Katrina Pilkington
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We can teeter on using the term "fit" to refer to a family's health and wellbeing, but that can all-too-often encompass a notion that a family's goals are performative. Being WELL is the goal.
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How to Coach Adolescents on Nutrition Decisions

Sarah Snyder
Sarah Snyder
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Youth exercise professionals are in a powerful position to positively influence eating behaviors. This is when independence begins to be established with regard to food and beverage choices and meal preparation. Coaches and trainers - even Youth Sports ...
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Youth Fitness

Enhancing General Fitness and Athletic Performance for Children

Khalil Shakeel 0
Daily active play and physical activity have traditionally been an important part of life for children and adolescents. The desire and need for children to move and play has decreased due to their passion for computers and social media (Faigenbaum, ...
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Training Considerations for Older & Younger Populations

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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A skilled fitness professional should have the capacity to handle a variety of special populations. The needs and training goals of older adults and children differ greatly from those of teens or young and middle adults.
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Youth Fitness

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: A Helpful 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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Youth Fitness

Keeping Kids Fit and Active During COVID-19

Katrina Pilkington
Katrina Pilkington
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With the rise of transmission with COVID-19, many schools have stopped teaching in-class courses for the remainder of the school year. This means working parents and caregivers have the task of teaching kids virtually - as well as taking on the role of a ...
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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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Understanding Childhood Obesity

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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A growing epidemic facing the next generation of Americans is childhood obesity. This epidemic will have lasting effects on health, wellbeing, and rising healthcare costs. In fact, childhood obesity has roughly tripled over the past 30 years (1). Experts ...
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Offering Youth Fitness Summer Sessions? Marketing Starts Now!

Mike Bracko 0
Parents are already thinking about summer, and you should be, too--particularly if you’d like to offer programming for young athletes when school is out. Here are some tips to help you strengthen your marketing, planning and program offerings now. The ...
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