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There's no scarcity of activities that you can make available to your child, and all kids can find some form of exercise that they enjoy. If you can get your child interested in an activity like this when he's young, exercise and fitness are more ...

Healthy Children Radio: The Importance Of Recess

​Pediatrician Robert Murray, MD, FAAP, comes on the Healthy Children Radio show to talk about the social, emotional, physical and intellectual benefits of recess.

Making Fitness A Way Of Life

Some school-aged children can’t wait to get home from school, stake out a place on the couch, and spend the rest of the afternoon and evening watching TV. Physical activity is just not on their radar screens, at least not by choice. Not surprising...

Fitness Blender

We are excited to share Fitness Blender's very first workout video for kids. This is a 25 minute routine that runs through three different games in order to help burn off extra energy and increase bone density, balance, endurance and even strength...

Overcoming Obstacles To Physical Activity

There are many benefits of regular physical activity; however, people often have many excuses for not being more physically active. The following is information from the American Academy of Pediatrics encouraging families to consider all the benef...

Physical Activity And Your Child's Safety

Do you live in a neighborhood where you aren’t comfortable having your child play outdoors unsupervised? These days, millions of parents feel this way. They’re convinced that it simply isn’t safe for their youngsters to be active outdoors, particu...

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As practitioners in physical education, we recognize and value the importance of a physically active lifestyle and the significance of personal physical fitness. Many adults also realize this and can be found in gyms, clubs, fields and trails purs...

11 Ways To Encourage Your Child To Be Physically Active

Parents can play a key role in helping their child become more physically active. Exercise along with a balanced diet provides the foundation for a healthy, active life. This is even more important for children who are obese. One of the most impor...

Healthy U - The Children's Fitness Tax Credit

The statistics on childhood obesity in Canada are alarming. The Canadian government is responding to rising rates of childhood obesity in a variety of ways. One federal initiative designed to get kids off the couch is a tax credit for parents who ...

25 Indoor Exercise Games To Get Kids Moving

All 60 of the rides, shows, and attractions at this park about an hour north of San Diego are tailored for 2- to 12-year-olds, so your family isn't wasting money on thrill rides that your kids are too small -- or too scared -- to go on. In fact, o...

How To Get Fit

Any type of regular, physical activity can improve your fitness and your health. The most important thing is that you keep moving! Exercise should be a regular part of your day, like brushing your teeth, eating, and sleeping. It can be in gym clas...

Easy Fitness Activities For Kids

These easy fitness activities for kids make exercise so much fun that your children won't notice they're working out. When you motivate children to exercise, they'll be happier, healthier, and more focused. Learn how to turn a trail run into a sca...

Core Exercises: Guidelines And Examples

Core exercises strengthen the muscles of the spine, abdomen, and pelvis. These muscles support all physical activity. Core exercises should not be painful. When pain develops, exercises may need to be modified or exercises even may need to be stop...

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Child Fitness

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Physical activity reduces stress and calms kids, making them happier and more attentive in the classroom.