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Workout Limitations for Kids: Exercising Safely

Workout Limitations for Kids: Exercising Safely

We know that physical activity is important for kids. It helps them build good cardiovascular health, strong bones, and helps regulate mood and energy. There are a number of different ways that kids can be active every day, including sports, gym time at school, or playing outside on a playground. Kids can also exercise with you, as long as you’re making adjustments for their age and physical abilities. Rather than…

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Fitness for Kids: Activities for Every Age

Fitness for Kids: Activities for Every Age

Your child should be getting an hour of moderate physical activity every day. As our lives continue to get more digital, this can be a difficult recommendation for some kids to meet. But encouraging and incorporating physical activity into your children’s lives is very important. Here are a few activities for every age group to consider for your kiddo. 6 months–2 years Walking: Even before your child is taking their…

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Cardio for Kids

Cardio for Kids

Kids need exercise. Regular physical activity contributes to your child’s health, happiness, and future wellbeing. Physical activity can be separated into two categories: aerobic and anaerobic activity. Anaerobic activity includes weight lifting and other forms of exercise that don’t improve cardiovascular efficiency. This form of working out isn’t ideal for kids, who should wait until adolescence before beginning any serious weight training activities. Aerobic activity produces increased heart rate, heavier…

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Meditation and Mental Health: How Regular Meditation Can Help Your Family

Meditation and Mental Health: How Regular Meditation Can Help Your Family

Meditation, like fitness, is a practice that comes in many different forms. Most meditations focus on conscious breathing, visualization, or mantras. Meditation is an effective way to improve your mental and physical well-being. Having a mood-boosting tool in your back pocket is especially important as winter makes the days shorter and colder — which can make it harder to get outside to exercise and can negatively impact your mood. Starting…

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Why Physical Activity is Important for Children

Why Physical Activity is Important for Children

Regular physical activity has a number of health benefits that we talk about often, but typically we’re talking about adults and how you can build a sustainable, healthy fitness lifestyle. Establishing healthy fitness routines is also important for children, as creating healthy exercise habits in childhood can lead to healthier, happier adulthoods.  For many of us, exercise can occasionally be a means to an end — to lose weight, to…

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Fall Family Friendly Fitness Ideas

Fall Family Friendly Fitness Ideas

There’s no better cheerleader in your fitness journey than a supportive family. And a great way to support your family in their fitness and enjoy bonding time is by exercising together. Regular exercise is a powerful tool to inspire a good mood, which means that a family workout can often be a happy time spent together as a family. This is particularly powerful when our day-to-day lives are so busy. …

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Fitness in the Great Outdoors for Public Lands Day

Fitness in the Great Outdoors for Public Lands Day

Getting out into the great outdoors can be rejuvenating and offer great opportunities for exercise. While time spent in the backyard or at your local park can satisfy the need for fresh air and open space, there’s something special about spending time in more vast natural spaces — like national parks. On September 26th, you can celebrate National Public Lands Day by enjoying free admission to any national park across…

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How to Include Your Kids in Your Fitness Routine

How to Include Your Kids in Your Fitness Routine

As a parent, finding time to get a workout in can be a challenge. Parenting is a full-time job and making the time in your busy schedule for fitness is often of a lower priority than all the other tasks you need to get done in a day. But your fitness routine doesn’t need to be exclusive from quality time spent with your family! Including your kids in your workouts…

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