September is National Childhood Obesity Month. While researching on this subject, I was shocked to realize that our kids will not live as long as we do!!!!!! What?!?! Today’s preteens are expected to have a shorter lifespan than their parents. That is disturbing, yet not unsurprising, given that 75% of Americans are predicted to be overweight or obese by 2020 (OECD 2010).
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sports recovery for youth
It’s that time of year again! Youth sports are about to begin, school starts in just over a month, and most kids and their associated teams are starting training now! Millions of school-age children nationwide are getting off the couch and walking away from their computer games as they launch into a new season of conditioning workouts… especially football teams.