Childhood Obesity

Top 3 Things To Look for in Kids Fitness Coach

While approaches may vary, good youth fitness coaches aim to achieve similar goals.  Coaches strive to help children develop self discipline, leadership skills, a sense of teamwork, and confidence.  Establishing these attributes during formative years builds a foundation that will…

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Fitness Trackers for Kids

Are fitness trackers for kids a positive trend and is it a good thing to measure their activity levels? As the school year winds down and summer vacation begins, kids’ daily routines come to a screeching halt.  Whether it’s sleep away camp,…

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Playground Strength Workout for Kids

Nothing adds to a workout quite like the smell of fresh air.  Thankfully, warm weather is here again and after months of being stuck indoors because of the cold, your kids are likely itching to get outside just as much as…

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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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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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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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Healthier Kids with Home Cooked Meals?

  I'm sure you have had the feeling that having a home cooked meal for your family is healthier than a quick bite on the road. Your efforts to plan ahead and prepare nutritious meals that can quickly make it to…

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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Recipe

I am the ultimate early bird. I enjoy waking up with the sun. I enjoy the quiet of the early morning hours. I enjoy slowly cooking breakfast for my family while they sleep snug in their beds while I leisurely sip…

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Blueberry Chia Jam Recipe

Blueberry Chia Jam Recipe I'm a born and raised Mainer. I grew up using old and authentic rock walls as my balance beams, catching fireflies after dark in my back yard, and stuffing my cheeks full of as many blueberries as…

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Complete Nutrition Chocolate Bars for Kids

If you've been looking for a homemade version of a complete nutrition bar for your kids, we found one.  We made these chocolate bars for our kids to get some extra nutrients into their day! The chocolate powder we used is a…

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