Fitness and Sports

Parenting and Media: Keep Kids Healthy with Engaging Fitness Apps

Government statistics indicate that one-third of all children in the U.S. are obese and overweight. Diet and lack of exercise are leading culprits in this trend, and the onset of digital media hasn't helped. Kids are spending a lot more time sitting around using online media, playing video games and fussing with gadgets than they used to. » Read more

Sport Summer Camps for Your Child

By MySummerCamps

Summer camps that focus on sports will offer long-lasting friendships, structured environments, and will teach skills to help your child achieve their dreams. Each offers top-quality facilities and your young camper will love every moment as each camp offers exciting challenges. The rewards will last a lifetime for everyone that participates in one of these summer sports camps. » Read more

Dream Big: Train to Be a Champion at Summer Camp

By Amanda Formaro, KidsCamps.com

Looking for a camp that will help your athletic child excel? Maybe little Johnny is a potential baseball or football star, or maybe his skills are in the Martial Arts or archery. No matter what area of athleticism your child competes in, chances are there's a camp for that! » Read more

How to Get Your Couch Potato Off the Couch

Just about every kid loves a lazy day on the couch with a favorite movie or show on TV. But too much time in a sedentary mode can lead to obesity or other health problems. If your children are spending more time on the couch than off the couch, it’s time to help them get moving. Here’s how: » Read more

Raising a "Good Sport"

It’s a competitive world out there, and whether your kids compete in athletics, music, or even academics, they will have to learn how to be “good sports.” Being a good sport doesn’t just mean knowing how to lose gracefully – although that’s a part of it too. It means doing your best, enjoying the competition, and appreciating the effort of everyone else in the game. » Read more

Youth Sports Nutrition Tips

By Paula Schmitt

One of the most common questions parents ask regarding their child’s nutrition during sports is - what is the healthiest thing for my child to eat and drink before playing sports? » Read more