Kid Fitness

Hydration when Hiking with Kids

Our family does a lot of hiking! We have to, as we live in the beautiful and amazing state of Utah. We have mountains all around us. As soon as the snow starts to melt, we get our hiking boots…

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Kickin’ It In Summer – With Proper Hydration

School’s out for the summer! It’s a great time to plan more fun and fitness-boosting activities for your kids, and to teach them the basics of proper hydration in the summer heat. While your kids are playing hard during the…

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"Sporting" the Sandwich

If you keep up with our blog, you already know how much our families struggle with packing nutrient dense and convenient foods for sporting events and practices that fall right in the middle of dinnertime.  Well, it's actually a bit…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake Recipe- For Kids!

Our email box is full of parents, concerned that their child is not getting enough protein for one reason or another.  It's a valid concern!  Sometimes, picky eaters might barely get the proper amount of any micronutrients in a given…

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How to Fuel Your Young Athlete

Want to help your young athlete get that competitive edge? Be sure to fuel them with the most wholesome clean foods possible.  Both of my children are always bouncing around, love riding bikes, jumping rope and swimming, so that alone…

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Dole Date Almond Energy Bar Recipe- Sports Nutrition

This week we are talking about sports nutrition, and keeping kids fit!  Follow our conversation in social media at #fitkidsfood.  Today, I have the perfect energy bar for kids involved with competitive sports.  (Even if you aren't in sports, you're…

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4 Ways to Add Fitness Into a Busy Life

Are you easily distracted? Do you feel out of shape? Are you battling with kids who just want to watch TV or play video games? Is your day already booked up so much that you are tempted to add that…

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Keeping Kids Fit: Before, During and After School

  "We all know kids can't sit still-so let's tap into that energy for health and fitness." A great quote that is the subject focus of 303 Kid Approved Exercises + Active Games, by Kimberly Wechsler.  As a mother I am…

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New Year's Diet: Should It Be a Family Affair?

It should not be alarming to hear that in the US, 1 out of 3 children and a third of adults are considered overweight or obese.  Again, it should not come as a surprise to hear that with an increase in…

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Ho-Ho-Hold It!

I recently read that nearly 2/3 of us who make new years resolutions, have fitness at the top.  Of those, close to 75% give up before the fun even begins! My thoughts: change it to a goal as opposed to…

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