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Changing Habits For Your Kids

Do you play with your children, or is it too hard? I know what that’s like — wanting to run the playground, jump rope, play basketball, or swim with them…but I was deconditioned and fat. I sat and watched them instead. Don’t miss these years. Change your life and you change theirs. You’ll make memories and give them a role model for their own fitness. This was all the motivation I needed. But then I needed a plan. Changing habits takes time. But how do you best go about breaking old habits and creating new ones that will bring about...

Kids Gym – Strength Training For Tweens and Teens

Kids Gym – Strength Training For Tweens and Teens

Our Kids Gym includes a variety of physical activities. Two days a week we have strength training. Strength training in children can: Increase muscle strength and endurance Help protect muscles and joints from injuries Develop proper techniques that kids can continue to use asthey grow older Strengthen bones Help promote healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels Help maintain a healthy weight Improve confidence and self-esteem How Safe? Health care and fitness professional groups — including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association — agree that a supervised strength training...