Being physically active, be it through going on regular walks to participating in the art of tai chi or even jiu jitsu, is a hugely important part of any healthy lifestyle for children and adults alike. After all, leading a healthy life is more complex than simply avoiding junk food and being thing. Of course, your diet plays an important and key role in your overall health and it is certainly important to follow one that is healthful and supportive of your leading an active lifestyle, but it must also be said that your diet is only one part of a healthy lifestyle and should, whenever it is at all possible, be supplemented by regular exercise and physical activity.
Unfortunately, too few people (children and adults alike) are currently getting the exercise that they are in need of here in the United States. In fact, even though it is recommended by the American Heart Association that everyone – including ch
The end of summer is momentous for a lot of families. For parents of athletes, however, the summer is also a time of reaching big goals and achieving new milestones. Whether you are a member of a high school cross country team whose combined miles reached more than 10 miles this summer or you are a parent of a little girl who took a real interest in throwing a pink football around the front yard, the end of summer and the beginning of a school year is a major transition.
Just because summer is coming to an end, however, does not mean you have to give up on all of your fitness and activity goals. For middle school and high school students, it is especially important to make sure that they stay as active as possible.
As both parents and teachers search for ways to make sure that both children and students stay as healthy as possible. Whether it takes pink footballs or lime green soccer balls, there are many people working on the latest ways to keep kids active at least 30 minutes