Does Home Exercise Equipment Benefit Kids

Dear Reggie, I am having trouble finding enough time to get my 3 kids to activities during the week. They are between the ages of five and 12. They...

Weight Loss: Is the Fat Burning Zone Effective?

A father of a 15-year-old girl asked me to meet his daughter so I could discuss her weight-loss training program and make any necessary adjustments....

Obese Parents Can Keep Kids Healthy

Dear Reggie, I am a 30 year old mother of a 4- year-old-boy and 6-year-old-girl. I am overweight and approaching the obesity limit based on my body...

Agility Ladders to Improve Your Child's Footwork

A mother of a 12-year-old boy approached me about helping her son improve his footwork in basketball. Overall, the boy does fairly well in all sports,...

Higher Obesity Risk for Children Watched by Grandparents

As busy working parents with two young children, my wife and I have often considered leaving our kids with their grandparents instead of daycare. Wh...

Can't Get Your Kid to Lose Weight? Try Swimming

Dear Reggie, My 13-year-old son and 11-year-old daughter are both overweight. Their doctor recommended I put them on an exercise routine and get them...

Skinny Kids Should Exercise to Create Strong Bones

Dear Reggie, I have a 13-year-old daughter who is occasionally active. Several days a week she plays at recess and lunch time with her friends at scho...

Kids' Health Is All Talk, Not Enough Action

It is frustrating to read or hear the latest reports on kids' health in North America, since it doesn't actually seem to change. When I look back to t...

A Fitness Plan to Prepare Your Kids for Summer Sports

Each week, personal trainer Reggie Reyes shares with us a child-related health and/or fitness concern that he's been approached with, and how he's hel...

Online Health and Fitness Resources for Parents

Dear Reggie, I have two kids in need of your help. According to our doctor, my 12-year-old daughter, Ashley, is a little overweight. I've recently no...

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