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Offering Youth Fitness Summer Sessions? Marketing Starts Now!

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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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Getting Young Athletes Off to a Strong Start

Mike Bracko 0
  Originally appeared in the 2017 spring issue of American Fitness Magazine. Conditioning can keep kids off the sidelines by improving skills and reducing injuries. You've probably heard that today's youth are lazy, overweight and addicted to gaming. ...
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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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Simple School Lunch Ideas Kids Love

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Here's a simple (sometimes surprising) menu for quick and healthy lunch-prep, from NASM-Certified Personal Trainer, RD and NutriFormance’s director of nutrition. (Bonus: They work for adult lunches, too.)
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Fun and Effective Group Youth Programming Strategies

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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When putting together group training programs for kids - fun is the name of the game.
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The Kids Aren’t All Right: Childhood Obesity may be at the root of more problems.

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Childhood obesity may be at the root of more problems than you think. We all know about the long-term risks of childhood obesity, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and arthritis. But a recent study by UCLA’s Center for Healthier Children, ...
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Heat: Signs, Symptoms, and Strategies for Training in the Heat

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Keeping athletes and clients performing at their peak while also avoiding heat-related illnesses takes preparation and planning. Bodies need time to adapt to the increased physiological demands of training in warm environments. But even with preparation ...
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