There are varying opinions on whether kids belong in the weight room. Here’s one trainer’s story on this topic. We also share guidelines to consider when it comes to children and lifting weights.
Kids benefit from regular physical activity. But how do you make at-home workouts fun so they actually look forward to exercising? Here are a few options to consider, no matter what their age.
Kids can strength train. And they can benefit from it. Don't stop reading this article until you've seen the science and learned the techniques to keep kids safe when you're training them.
Fitness is hard, and making it a regular habit is challenging for most people, let alone families with busy schedules. If you really want to commit to health and fitness for your kids, you need to guide them and get active with them. Here, we give you the steps you need to craft a family fitness ...
Teaching kids to set goals and develop mental toughness is part of the psychology of coaching. Use these tips with youth athletes to promote athletic performance and encourage the development of life skills.
The trainer and sports coach are on the front lines when it comes to helping kids begin, maintain, and grow healthy habits. Here's your guide to youth fitness programming to develop and deliver highly effective and engaging fitness programs for kids of all ages!
Keeping your kids physically active isn't always easy. But we're here to help with nine easy ways to get active with your kids.
Have you ever worked with families in training sessions? It can be rewarding to help parents and kids make positive lifestyle changes, but it also presents a unique challenge for the trainer. Check out our latest tips for creating a family-friendly fitness and nutrition plan.
It's hard to believe, but when you see the video of a child lifting up huge barbells in her gym and how serious she is about her training, it brings up a lot of questions. Mike McKenna discuss these questions you may have.
A couple's experience in Egypt to work with the coaches and players of a youth soccer program with the purpose of the program of training young kids, but also to use sports as a bridge between communities and cultures.
Kids need sports and fitness. Physical activity is so important for the physical, social, emotional, and even academic well-being of children, and yet too many of them are not getting access to appropriate fitness or sports opportunities. There is a lot of work to be done here, and we as professi...
Two of the most frequently asked questions about children and strength training are; "Is it safe for kids to lift weights?" And "At what age can kids start lifting weights?" The sad truth is, many doubts surround the safety and validity of weight training for children. Many would even have you be...