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Posts tagged "youth fitness" within Fit Life

How Can I Prepare Healthy Meals That My Kids Will Enjoy (Without Breaking the Bank)?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, May 02, 2012


Parents share many concerns about their kids’ eating habits; the three biggest being not eating enough fruits and vegetables, picky eating and too much junk food. While most know an ideal eating plan is high in fruits, vegetables and whole grains and low in sugar and salt, getting a kid to actually eat such a nutrient-dense diet is a massive undertaking for anyone.




Winning Isn’t Everything: 5 Lessons You Should Learn From Kids

By ACE FITNESS on Friday, April 27, 2012


It’s no secret that working with kids isn’t always fun. They’re easily distracted, they often don’t’ like following directions and many simply aren’t interested in what you have to say. Newsflash: most of them think you’re the problem. Here are 5 important lessons we should all learn to get them back on the field.




Winning Isn’t Everything: 5 Lessons You Should Learn From Kids

By ACE FITNESS on Friday, April 27, 2012


It’s no secret that working with kids isn’t always fun. They’re easily distracted, they often don’t’ like following directions and many simply aren’t interested in what you have to say. Newsflash: most of them think you’re the problem. Here are 5 important lessons we should all learn to get them back on the field.




Watch Incredible Strength of Two Romanian Brothers, Ages Five and Seven

By ACE FITNESS on Thursday, March 01, 2012


If you thought five- and seven-year-olds weren't strong, think again. Watch these two brothers from Romania strength train and you'll be amazed. And if this gets you motivated to work with youth, make sure to read ACE's tips first.




Active Video Games Do Not Lead to Increased Exercise in Children

By ACE FITNESS on Wednesday, February 29, 2012


In an age where modern technology rules, some parents may have purchased active video games — or exergames — for their children, hoping that these would get them moving. Find out why these hopes may not come true. ACE-sponsored research studies also shed light on if the Wii exergames are effective — or not.




Celebrate Second Birthday of "Let's Move!" and Watch How Michelle Obama Inspires Kids to Get Active

By ACE FITNESS on Thursday, February 09, 2012


Find out how Michelle Obama kicked off the second anniversary celebrations of her 'Let's Move!' campaign! And watch the latest talk show host to challenge the fit first lady.




Georgia's Anti-Obesity Ad Campaign Should Offer Solutions

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, January 24, 2012


ACE Experts weigh in on the controversy around Georgia's stark, alarming anti-childhood obesity ads; and offer solutions-oriented resources.




Georgia's Anti-Obesity Ad Campaign Should Offer Solutions

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, January 24, 2012


ACE Experts weigh in on the controversy around Georgia's stark, alarming anti-childhood obesity ads; and offer solutions-oriented resources.




Fat Joe Inspires Fans to Lose Weight, Joins Fight Against Childhood Obesity

By ACE FITNESS on Wednesday, January 11, 2012


Fat Joe is a living weight loss success story, and is using his platform to inspire fans and youth to get healthy, too. Watch what he has to say about weight loss and getting healthy.




Fat Joe Inspires Fans to Lose Weight, Joins Fight Against Childhood Obesity

By ACE FITNESS on Wednesday, January 11, 2012


Fat Joe is a living weight loss success story, and is using his platform to inspire fans and youth to get healthy, too. Watch what he has to say about weight loss and getting healthy.




Study Finds Less Than One-third of California Students are Physically Fit

By ACE FITNESS on Thursday, December 01, 2011


The state of California released results from its Physical Fitness Test on Wednesday. Get details on how students scored — are they fitter than last year?




112 Pounds Later, Bree Boyce Heads to Miss America Pageant

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, October 25, 2011


Reigning Miss South Carolina, Bree Boyce, didn't always have the fit beauty queen figure she has now. Watch how she made her amazing transformation from 234 pounds to 122 pounds — without any diet gimmicks.




Is Tennis to Credit for Michelle Obama's Arms? First Lady Visits US Open

By ACE FITNESS on Friday, September 09, 2011


Promoting her campaign against childhood obesity, First lady Michelle Obama visited the US Open.




My 12-year-old plays soccer competitively. What should she eat to optimize her performance?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, August 04, 2010


A lot of attention has focused on the problem of childhood obesity and inactivity, but there’s been little mention of the growing number of highly active kids engaged in competitive sports. These youth athletes push themselves physically and mentally to achieve impressive levels of athletic performance. The high training loads create unique nutritional demands. Kids are not just “little adults” and the rules of adult sports nutrition do not necessarily apply.




My 12-year-old plays soccer competitively. What should she eat to optimize her performance?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, August 04, 2010


A lot of attention has focused on the problem of childhood obesity and inactivity, but there’s been little mention of the growing number of highly active kids engaged in competitive sports. These youth athletes push themselves physically and mentally to achieve impressive levels of athletic performance. The high training loads create unique nutritional demands. Kids are not just “little adults” and the rules of adult sports nutrition do not necessarily apply.




My 12-year-old plays soccer competitively. What should she eat to optimize her performance?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, August 04, 2010


A lot of attention has focused on the problem of childhood obesity and inactivity, but there’s been little mention of the growing number of highly active kids engaged in competitive sports. These youth athletes push themselves physically and mentally to achieve impressive levels of athletic performance. The high training loads create unique nutritional demands. Kids are not just “little adults” and the rules of adult sports nutrition do not necessarily apply.




My 12-year-old plays soccer competitively. What should she eat to optimize her performance?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, August 04, 2010


A lot of attention has focused on the problem of childhood obesity and inactivity, but there’s been little mention of the growing number of highly active kids engaged in competitive sports. These youth athletes push themselves physically and mentally to achieve impressive levels of athletic performance. The high training loads create unique nutritional demands. Kids are not just “little adults” and the rules of adult sports nutrition do not necessarily apply.




My 12-year-old plays soccer competitively. What should she eat to optimize her performance?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, August 04, 2010


A lot of attention has focused on the problem of childhood obesity and inactivity, but there’s been little mention of the growing number of highly active kids engaged in competitive sports. These youth athletes push themselves physically and mentally to achieve impressive levels of athletic performance. The high training loads create unique nutritional demands. Kids are not just “little adults” and the rules of adult sports nutrition do not necessarily apply.




My 12-year-old plays soccer competitively. What should she eat to optimize her performance?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, August 04, 2010


A lot of attention has focused on the problem of childhood obesity and inactivity, but there’s been little mention of the growing number of highly active kids engaged in competitive sports. These youth athletes push themselves physically and mentally to achieve impressive levels of athletic performance. The high training loads create unique nutritional demands. Kids are not just “little adults” and the rules of adult sports nutrition do not necessarily apply.




My 12-year-old plays soccer competitively. What should she eat to optimize her performance?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, August 04, 2010


A lot of attention has focused on the problem of childhood obesity and inactivity, but there’s been little mention of the growing number of highly active kids engaged in competitive sports. These youth athletes push themselves physically and mentally to achieve impressive levels of athletic performance. The high training loads create unique nutritional demands. Kids are not just “little adults” and the rules of adult sports nutrition do not necessarily apply.




My teenagers are picky eaters. What can I do to incorporate healthier foods into their diets?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Tuesday, July 20, 2010


Despite the recommendations for an optimal diet for teens, the vast majority of teens eat nowhere near what they should for optimal health. So what is a concerned parent to do? Find out here.




My teenagers are picky eaters. What can I do to incorporate healthier foods into their diets?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Tuesday, July 20, 2010


Despite the recommendations for an optimal diet for teens, the vast majority of teens eat nowhere near what they should for optimal health. So what is a concerned parent to do? Find out here.




My teenagers are picky eaters. What can I do to incorporate healthier foods into their diets?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Tuesday, July 20, 2010


Despite the recommendations for an optimal diet for teens, the vast majority of teens eat nowhere near what they should for optimal health. So what is a concerned parent to do? Find out here.




My teenagers are picky eaters. What can I do to incorporate healthier foods into their diets?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Tuesday, July 20, 2010


Despite the recommendations for an optimal diet for teens, the vast majority of teens eat nowhere near what they should for optimal health. So what is a concerned parent to do? Find out here.




My child is obese. Now what do I do?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, May 05, 2010


As doctors and health professionals do a better job diagnosing childhood overweight and obesity, more children and their families find themselves in the uncomfortable position of trying to figure out what to do next.




My child is obese. Now what do I do?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, May 05, 2010


As doctors and health professionals do a better job diagnosing childhood overweight and obesity, more children and their families find themselves in the uncomfortable position of trying to figure out what to do next.




My child is obese. Now what do I do?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, May 05, 2010


As doctors and health professionals do a better job diagnosing childhood overweight and obesity, more children and their families find themselves in the uncomfortable position of trying to figure out what to do next.




Is it safe for children to strength train?

By Jessica Matthews on Wednesday, October 14, 2009


What's fact and what's fiction when it comes to youth strength training? Find out here.




Is it safe for children to strength train?

By Jessica Matthews on Wednesday, October 14, 2009


What's fact and what's fiction when it comes to youth strength training? Find out here.




Is it safe for children to strength train?

By Jessica Matthews on Wednesday, October 14, 2009


What's fact and what's fiction when it comes to youth strength training? Find out here.




Is it safe for children to strength train?

By Jessica Matthews on Wednesday, October 14, 2009


What's fact and what's fiction when it comes to youth strength training? Find out here.




Is it safe for children to strength train?

By Jessica Matthews on Wednesday, October 14, 2009


What's fact and what's fiction when it comes to youth strength training? Find out here.




Is it safe for children to strength train?

By Jessica Matthews on Wednesday, October 14, 2009


What's fact and what's fiction when it comes to youth strength training? Find out here.