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
Do you relish the feeling of sore muscles in the days following a tough workout? While a little soreness is safe and may be a good motivator, when it crosses the line toward debilitating movement, your body is telling you that you went too far. Fitness pro Chris McGrath explains why muscle soreness is a poor measuring stick for the quality and effectiveness of your workouts.Read More
Are you a parent interested in helping your child athlete get stronger, or a professional considering teaching a youth-focused strength-training class? Either way, you may be wondering where to start and whether or not resistance training is safe for children. This easy-to-use grid will help you account for the necessary variables, like age and fitness level, to ensure your participants train both safely and effectively.Read More
The markets are loaded with a variety of winter squashes this time of year, and butternut squash is one of the most versatile and tasty of the bunch. Here are two great recipes featuring this vitamin-packed gourd—Turkey Butternut Squash Meatballs and Spiced Butternut Squash Muffins—that are sure to please the entire family.Read More
When it’s time to reveal the things you are most thankful for this year, do you neglect to include your body and health on your list? Whether you’re living healthfully or would like to make a few lifestyle changes, it is important to appreciate yourself and model healthy behaviors for your family, even on Thanksgiving Day. Here are six great ways to say THANKS and enjoy a healthier, happier holiday this year.Read More
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