The Benefits of Exercise in School

Physical activity is on the decline in schools due to increased pressure for academic performance by pupils. Largely due to creation of the No Child Left Behind Act, increased amounts of studies have been done to demonstrate the important...

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Summer Activities for Kids in NYC

New York City is a great place to enjoy summer activities with kids. The challenge is what to do and where to go to get the most enjoyment out of the warm, summer months. Check out the following list of activities kids may enjoy this summer and...

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Why Exercise Creates Disciplined Kids

Hard work can create discipline in children but the same can be said for exercise. Physical exertion in the form of play, structured or unstructured activity (pick games of tennis, for example) can be great for developing cognitive, social and...

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The Importance of Exercise for Kids

Exercise in any form is an excellent way for kids to blow off steam, release stress and have fun. Physical, cognitive and social benefits are numerous when kids engage in activity alone or with peers. Tag, bike riding, climbing trees or playing...

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Our Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Many years ago, childhood obesity was not seen as a big challenge to health and wellness. Overall, young people have declined in rates of healthy weight to the point where nearly 17 percent of children and over 30 percent of adults are considered...

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