Category Archives: Exergaming

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Is Your Child “Specializing” In a Sport?

Autumn is here and fall sports are in full swing.  Does your child “specialize” in a sport? A new study, published in Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine on September 18, …

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Exercise as Medicine for the ADD and ADHD Communities

October is ADHD Awareness Month.  As many of you know, I have ADD and created Fitness for Health because I wanted to help children faced with the same challenges and …

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How to Involve Kids in a Healthy Lifestyle

Today, I am happy to bring you a guest article from Anita Fernandes.  Anita has been writing extensively on health and wellness for more than a decade.  She has expertise in …

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Incorporate Movement Into Learning

Congratulations! You – and your child – survived back-to-school season! Any educator will tell you that movement with intention anchors learning and prepares the brain for learning. Neuroscience also supports …

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Do You Have a “Dad Bod”?

Happy – almost – Father’s Day! Do you or your father have a “dad bod”? Did you know that you don’t have to run wind sprints and complete athletic training …

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Is Your Gut Blossoming Along With the Spring Flowers?

Throughout the long winter, many of us are also seeing that our guts have blossomed.

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Toddler BMI May Lead to Teenage Obesity

“Excessive weight gain in children under two years can lead to cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in teenage years including increased cholesterol, being overweight and having fat around the middle,” …

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February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month. Celebrate your heart! Follow these heart-healthy tips to keep your ticker ticking.

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Celebrate Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Are you ready to exercise? I have heart-healthy tips for you! Thursday is Valentine’s Day.  Does the love of your life make your heart …

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Homeschooling? Your Kids May Not Be Getting Enough Exercise

Parents who homeschool their children may think putting them into organized sports and physical activities keeps them fit, but a study by Rice University researchers in Journal of Functional Morphology …

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