Links: Healthy Living Starts Young and At Home
#10: People are overweight because they have slow metabolisms.
Kids Health Crisis
Health experts are warning that all WA school children should do at least 30 minutes exercise a day to tackle a health crisis which has seen children as young as 10 develop high blood pressure, dangerous cholesterol levels and type 2 diabetes.
Olympics-'Chinese kids eat too much,' says sports official
BEIJING, July 22 (Reuters) - Overeating and the pursuit of good grades are holding Chinese teenagers back from taking part in sport, the country's vice sports minister said on Tuesday.
9 Tips to Cut Injury in Young Athletes
June 5, 2007 -- Young athletes may need a little adult guidance to thrive on and off the playing field, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
How to Motivate Your Teen to Exercise
If the only exercise your teen’s been getting lately is running up the stairs and slamming their bedroom door (which, if you need a silver lining, is good for both cardiovascular health and building upper body strength!) perhaps its time to start motivating them to try other, more civilized forms of exercise.
Teaching Our Children (Rewards)
As parents, we naturally want the best for our kids. The ultimate goal for us is to see that they turn out to be happy and healthy adults. Right? Then why are we loading them up with preservatives, sugars, toxins, growth hormones and a slew of other detrimental junk?
Sports: Martial Arts, Browse Locations
Kids and martial arts do mix! Martial arts, including karate and traditional taekwondo, are based on the premise of respect and 'do no harm'. Parents can visit various kid's karate facilities where they can view the techniques, class sizes and levels of participation to determine which style and program best suits their child. Find karate, judo and other kids martial arts studios here.