Kid Fitness

How to Raise an Athlete

Having listened for many years to coaches, teachers and parents talk about kids and kids talk about themselves, when it comes to being an athlete, it seems most people believe in a clear-cut line.  A child either is or isn’t…

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Family Fitness: Strengthening Bodies and Bonds

Happy How To’s to Activate Your Family Sharing physical activities with kids gets everyone’s heart pumping, muscles strengthened, and most importantly, builds family bonds. Encouraging kids to get physically active at an early age with family participation and support is…

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Why Yoga is Good for Kids

Yoga has been around for a really long time, though not so long ago it seemed like a mystery to many.  Now, yoga is a regular part of our lives.  Whether or not you’re one of the estimated 10% (or…

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Weight Training & Strength Training for Kids

Strength Training for Kids- Whats, whys, whens and… weights? It’s easy to dismiss strength training for kids. For a long time it’s been widely believed that strength training, especially when it comes to lifting weights, is dangerous for children.  Many…

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Best Sports for Kids- How to Pick the Right One

Which sport or activity is best for your child? When it comes to choosing which sport your child will play, it’s a tough call.  There are so many options and so many opinions, that making the decision can feel overwhelming. …

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Top 5 Ideas to Stay Active in January {For Kids}

Getting Kids Up, Moving, and Motivated During Winter Growing up in Southern California, it was easy for us to be active kids.  Our outdoor activities didn’t change much as the seasons changed given the nearly constant sunshine we enjoyed (and took…

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Thanksgiving Family Fitness Ideas (Besides Football)

Thanksgiving Family Fitness Ideas (Besides Football) For most families on Thanksgiving, physical activity takes a back seat to turkey and stuffing and pie. While everyone is busy cooking and eating, and cleaning up from cooking and eating, moving around can…

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5 Reasons to Visit National Parks with Kids Today!

We love to take our kids to the National Parks!  In fact, the National Parks are a major reason people travel in masses to our state of Utah.  We've got the most amazing land that our kids love to explore.  …

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The No Nag Guide to Getting Kids Outside

For some kids, screen time has taken over their once active lives.   A recent viral video showed three generations of people chatting about what they did in their free time.  The grandparents all went outside to have their fun, while…

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How to Plan the Ideal Snack for the Young Athlete

If you’re a parent of a young athlete, I know you’ve been bombarded by the sports nutrition industry, and all their magical performance-enhancing, high protein, fast carb snacks. Add these to the regular food options available to your young athlete,…

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