7 Ways to Get Your Kids Exercising and Having Fun

Care2 – Steve Williams “May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and we all know how important staying fit is not just for adults but for children, too…But what if our kids aren’t really sports-minded? How can we motivate them to get that...

Kids will get more out of sports if we put the fun back in

The Seattle Times – Jerry Large “There’s a national movement to put the fun back into youth sports and to make the development of lifelong physical and mental benefits more important than winning. For a couple of years, people who have expertise in child...

Four in 10 children ‘put off sport by competitive parents’

The Telegraph – Javier Espinoza ” Four in 10 children are put off sport by over-competitive parents telling them they are too fat or lazy to run and making them cry in front of team-mates. Parents telling children they are “too heavy” or that they have...

How Young Is Too Young to Run?

U.S. News & World Report – Anna Medaris Miller “While there’s no question that physical activity in youth is critical for physical and mental health, as well as for developing lifelong healthy habits, how exercise is presented and pursued matters, says...

Too Much Parenting, Not Enough Exercise

The Wall Street Journal – Ann Lukits “Hyper-parenting may increase the risk of physical inactivity in children, a study in the April issue of Preventive Medicine suggests. Children with parents who tended to be overly involved in their academic, athletic...