Posts in Health & Fitness

15Jul

Agility, or the ability to react quickly to change without losing your balance, is an important skill not only for playing sports, but also for everyday living. Strength training helps improve agility, but so do balance and coordination exercises. Simple … Continued

05Jun

Playing sports offers plenty of fitness and other developmental benefits for kids, but injuries are common. Every year, more than 2.6 million U.S. children aged 19 and under are treated in the ER for sports- and recreation-related injuries. If your … Continued

06May

High-intensity interval training may boost your fitness at a cost — perhaps increasing your risk for injuries. This popular type of training combines aerobics, weight lifting and calisthenics at maximum effort, followed by recovery periods. “These workouts are marketed as … Continued

17Mar

Being a parent is a tough gig at the best of times. How we support and guide our children through different obstacles and paths shapes them up as human beings and sets them up for their future. This especially runs … Continued

Exercise is part of a balanced, healthy lifestyle and sports can be an excellent form of exercise. Kids and teens who play sports are healthier; get better grades; and are less likely to experience depression, use alcohol and drugs. But … Continued

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