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Youth Fitness

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessYouth Fitness

Learn the science behind the sources of this troubling trend, its sobering effects on children’s quality of life, and the steps you can take to help set up youth for lifelong health. Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Lack of physical activity and an increase

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Certified Personal TrainerNutritionYouth Fitness

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 were divided into three groups according to their activity

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NutritionYouth Fitness

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 viewed social media influencers eating unhealthy food

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessYouth Fitness

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 children ages 6-17 meet this daily requirement (1). While community leaders and

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Sports PerformanceYouth Fitness

When it comes to worldwide popularity soccer is at the top of the fan and participant lists. Soccer is a sport that requires all the physical attributes; strength, speed, endurance, agility and mental fortitude. Fitness training for soccer requires

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