When many people think of an obstacle course for kids, they envision a significant amount of equipment, space and setup. The good news is that with a few basic pieces of playground equipment and minimal space, an instructor can create a fun and effective obstacle course that challenges and engages children.Read More
Is it a struggle to get your kids off the couch and moving? Have they forgotten how to play without an electronic device in their hands? ACE Pro Brett Klika explains how can you inspire “unmotivated” children to make changes to their health-related habits using three strategies derived from both research and his nearly 20 years of working with kids of all physical abilities and levels of motivation.Read More
The number of kids who get adequate amounts of daily physical activity is at a historically low rate. Unfortunately, reduced activity during school hours combined with increasingly busy and plugged-in lives means that parents, teachers and educators need to work harder than ever to make sure kids are moving their bodies and reaping the benefits of physical activity. Here are the top 10 reasons why helping kids become active once again is worth the effort.Read More
You don’t need a fancy gymnasium or organized sports to get children active. All it takes is a little imagination and enthusiasm. This obstacle course can be created at home and requires no special equipment – perfect for rambunctious kids on a rainy day.Read More
Taking the time to cool down after a great exercise session, game or other activity is important for recovery and allows time to discuss accomplishments, provide feedback, set future goals and assign homework that youth can do on their own. Here are six great stretches to incorporate after each workout that will make stretching a healthy habit they maintain after every workout.Read More
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