Exercise of the Week #42 How to use a Bench to Build Strength Workouts for Kids

EXERCISE OF THE WEEK #42 HOW TO USE A BENCH TO TEACH STRENGTH TO KIDS The final video for this short series on strength training for kids is how to incorporate a simple bench into the strength development of kids. We feel the best strength training we ever get in our lives is the strength […]

Exercise of the Week #41 Kids Lunges

EXERCISE OF THE WEEK #41 LUNGES FOR KIDS We now move to a lower body move for the kids. Lunges are in our opinion the best choice for lower body strength. For kids especially it has some many beneficial components such as balance, flexibility, power, and of course strength. Try different variations of the lunge […]

Does Exercise Really Help You Sleep?

One of our readers, Duane, sent in this great article from the New York Times regarding activity and our sleep patterns. This is a topic that everyone always assumed to be the case. I am one of those who realize that the harder my body works during the day, the quicker I will fall asleep […]

Exercise of the Week #40 Kids Handstands

EXERCISE OF THE WEEK #40 HANDSTANDS FOR KIDS The second exercise for building strength in younger kids is my Son’s and I personal favorite, the Handstand. All three of my children have or will be doing gymnastics. I love the training it provides for younger kids as they are able to do some great obstacle […]

Exercise of the Week #39 Pushups for Kids

EXERCISE OF THE WEEK #39 PUSHUPS FOR KIDS For the 5th series on our Exercise of the Week Program we are going to give all of you parents and P.E. Teachers a few tips on strength training young kids. It is important to remember what real strength represents. At any age strength is a representation […]

I think I Would be Afraid if my Kid was this Strong

One of our readers recently sent me this video. We talk all the time about true power and strength being your ability to control your own body. The boy in this video is capable of doing extremely advanced power moves at a very young age. For many years there has been debates about how old […]

The Ups and Downs of Youth Sports

My Son is has been a part of many different sports programs. He has had 6 years of swimming lessons, did about 2 years of Gymboree, followed by 4 years of Gymnastics. He has completed 2 years of basketball and is last spring finished up his 4th year of baseball (2 were tee ball). Also […]

Should Young Kids Throw the Curve Ball?

I was listening to a sports talk radio show the other day hosted by Dan Patrick. He mentioned he saw an article the New York Times about a study done on if coaches really do need to be careful about letting young pitchers in Baseball throw the curve ball. I have never played baseball on […]

Gait pattern in Children

I found this interesting article the other day regarding the development of gait pattern in children. We did a post on this a long time ago but having young children of my own it is something that i paid very close attention to as they grew up. I have always felt that shoes were a […]

Another Presidential Fitness Challenge Update

My Son keeps plugging away on his Presidential Fitness Challenge. He has already accomplished the first goal of winning the bronze award for amassing over 20,000 points and he now stands at 32,720. Once he reaches 45,000 he will accomplish the Silver Medal and then he will work towards the Gold but he only has […]

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