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Fitness for Kids & Teens

Want to Get Fit With Your Family? Here’s How You Can Make it Happen

It’s no secret that healthy living is important, but getting in shape when you have kids can be tough. Maybe you stopped exercising when you …

Zip Line Rules!

What is it about a zip line that makes people laugh as soon as they launch themselves on a fast and furious ride on what …

10 Tips to Teach Kids to Love Exercise

It seems every day there’s a news story about how children are getting fatter. Too much time spent watching TV or playing computer games, a …

Get Moving!  Toddler Activities to Encourage Physical Development

There are countless activities to keep a toddler happy and occupied on a rainy day.  The challenge is uncovering the ones that help develop their …

3 Quick Ways to Get Fit as a Family

Getting in shape is tough. Whether you join a gym or choose to exercise at home, it’s difficult to lose weight on your own. If …

How to Keep Your Child Active During Summer Break

  Remember when you were a kid dreaming of summer days spent hiking, fishing, and playing outdoors? Childhood looks a lot different today than it …

How to Introduce New Foods to Your Kids

During the school year, everything seems so harried, from school lunches to after-school activities. Conversely, there is something about summer that resonates a laid-back, peaceful …

Fun Ways Moms Can Stay Active Over the Summer

If you are like most moms, you run around all school year long and look forward to the lazy, hazy, even lazier days of summer. …

How to Shape Up Your Family This Summer

  It can be fun to get into shape over the summer. Some say it’s easier because the weather seems to coax everyone outdoors and …

Summertime Camping 101

  Does your family enjoy camping? Many consider summertime camping to be a requirement for the summer months. They know summertime camping equals summertime fun. …

5 Hiker Survival Skills You Can Teach Your Child in a Weekend

With the theatrical release of Reese Witherspoon’s Wild in 2014 and this year’s A Walk in the Woods starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte, there …

5 Ways to Get Your Teen to Stop Drinking Energy Drinks

Are you concerned that your teenage son or daughter is drinking too many energy drinks? Between 30% and 50% of young adults say that they …

10 Quick and Easy Toddler Snacks

Fruits and vegetables are ideal snacks for little ones. They’re packed with vitamins and antioxidants, and also contain useful amounts of minerals and trace elements. …

5 Tips for Protecting Your Child from Becoming Obese

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), rates of childhood obesity have increased considerably in the past few decades. In 1980, only …

5 Ways to Help Your Child Be More Physically Active

According to a June 2015 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 17 percent of children in the U.S. are obese. The CDC …

4 Easy Ways to Burn Calories Playing with Your Kids

Skip the excuses for not having enough time to exercise. Grab your little one and head to the park. Whether you’re a parent or a …