Young athletes accustomed to attending practices, games, and other physical-activity outlets have been forced to take their training into their own hands despite having few resources to guide them. Check out these three “at home” workouts ideal for young athletes 5-12 years old. Each workout can be done in about 25 minutes and videos of the involved activities are included as well.Read More
Sports can benefit kids in so many ways, from getting physically fit and developing athletic skills to building confidence and making new friends. However, focusing exclusively on a single sport such as football or soccer may have negative consequences. Learn why specializing in one sport may put young athletes at risk of both physical injuries and emotional burnout.Read More
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
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