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With a properly designed and supervised program, strength training can be a fun way for kids to build healthy muscles, joints, and bones.
Fitness and Your 13- to 18-Year-Old
Kids who enjoy exercise tend to stay active throughout their lives. Learn how to encourage fitness in your teen.
Fitness and Your 2- to 3-Year-Old
Kids this age are naturally active, so be sure to provide lots of opportunities for your child to practice basic skills, such as running, kicking, and throwing.
Fitness and Your 3- to 5-Year-Old
Take advantage of your child's natural tendency to be active. Staying fit can help improve kids' self-esteem and decrease the risk of serious illnesses later in life.
Fitness and Your 6- to 12-Year-Old
School-age kids need physical activity to build strength, coordination, confidence, and to lay the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle.
Fitness for Kids Who Don’t Like Sports
Some kids aren't natural athletes and they may say they just don't like sports. What then?
Sports Drinks and Energy Drinks
When it comes to keeping your kid hydrated, there's a dizzying array of drinks to choose from. Are sports and energy drinks right for your child?
Sports supplements are products used to enhance athletic performance. But there aren't enough long-term studies to know if they're safe for teens.
Milk and other calcium-rich foods help build strong, healthy bones. But most kids and teens don't get enough calcium. Here's how to make sure that yours do.
Feeding Your Child Athlete
All kids need to eat balanced meals and have a healthy diet. But should that balance change for kids who play on a sports team or work out?
Competitive Sports: Helping Kids Play it Cool
Sometimes the pressure to succeed on the field or in the court can be overwhelming. Learn what you can do to help your child keeps things in perspective.
Safety Tips: Wrestling
In wrestling, injuries are bound to happen sometimes. To keep things as safe as possible, wrestlers should follow these tips