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Active children dramatically more coordinated than sedentary children

Active children dramatically more coordinated than sedentary children

January 17, 2013, No Comments on Active children dramatically more coordinated than sedentary children

Childhood is crucial to the development of motor coordination skills, which is essential to health Read More»

Study: Active video games can’t replace real activity

Study: Active video games can’t replace real activity

January 9, 2013, No Comments on Study: Active video games can’t replace real activity

Active video games are an incomplete strategy to get kids physically active Read More»

Track your child’s activity with Active for Life’s handy, printable log

Track your child’s activity with Active for Life’s handy, printable log

January 3, 2013, Comments Off on Track your child’s activity with Active for Life’s handy, printable log

This log helps parents schedule activity times, promote variety and celebrate milestones Read More»

Outdoor activities offer most “pleasure per penny”

Outdoor activities offer most “pleasure per penny”

December 27, 2012, No Comments on Outdoor activities offer most “pleasure per penny”

Playing outdoors encourages active habits while being easy on the wallet Read More»

More indoor play ideas for winter

More indoor play ideas for winter

December 20, 2012, 2 Comments on More indoor play ideas for winter

Five more ideas to keep kids active in the home Read More»

Nine-year-old girl loses 65 pounds

Nine-year-old girl loses 65 pounds

December 19, 2012, No Comments on Nine-year-old girl loses 65 pounds

Healthy nutrition and physical activity should be a regular family undertaking Read More»

The case for ‘provocative’ playgrounds

The case for ‘provocative’ playgrounds

December 17, 2012, 1 Comment on The case for ‘provocative’ playgrounds

Playgrounds should be safe for children, but not to the extent that they impede healthy activity Read More»

Parents push kids into ‘athletic arms race’

Parents push kids into ‘athletic arms race’

December 10, 2012, No Comments on Parents push kids into ‘athletic arms race’

It's a troubling new trend, children being encouraged early on to specialize in one sport Read More»

Study: healthy habits best introduced in early childhood

Study: healthy habits best introduced in early childhood

December 7, 2012, No Comments on Study: healthy habits best introduced in early childhood

A Swedish study determines that proper diet and active lifestyle habits are crucial to helping younger children lose weight Read More»