KidsSports 

R-O-B-B-I-E Spells Relief: Little Leaguer Gets Shot in Big Game

It's a moment that Robbie Wilson won't soon forget. According to Buzzfeed, where we first saw this awesome clip, it was the bottom of the sixth inning, with two outs -- which is the final out in Little League -- when Robbie's Auburn,...

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 helped clients to solve the problem. Problem Joanna came in with her 12-year-old son, who is an...

Tired of Hockey? Try These Non-Traditional Sports for Kids

Getting our kids involved in sports and activities at an early age is an effective way to fight the childhood obesity epidemic plaguing our society. Besides building strong and healthy bones and muscles, kids also develop many life skills such as...

Cross-Training Tips for Kids Involved in Multiple 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 helped clients to solve the problem. Problem Mr. Smith and his 15-year-old son came in looking for...

So Your Kid Wants to Be the Next Sidney Crosby?

As Team Canada recently won the gold medal in both men's and women's ice hockey at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, many young boys and girls are starting to dream of scoring the overtime winner like Sidney Crosby or captaining the team to gold...

Sore Knees? It Could Be 'Growing Pains'

Dear Reggie, My 13-year-old son Jeffery is extremely active in sports such as basketball, soccer and tennis. Recently, he has been complaining of pain in his knees just under his kneecaps. As soon as he starts to play any sport, his knees hurt and...

Should Your Child Play More Than One Sport?

Dear Reggie, My 11-year-old-son, Jacob, is an ice hockey fanatic. He is on the ice three to five days a week and also plays road hockey for fun with his friends. He's very talented, but a bit smaller than the other players. His progress seems to...

Gymnastics as dangerous as hockey?

Before I even had children I kept a running mental lists of activities I'd discourage my children from participating in due to the potential for bodily harm: knife juggling, snake charming, fire walking, NASCAR racing, football, hockey, and bungee...

Trophies for everyone!

Some experts believe that awarding children trophies just for participating in sports can actually damage their self-esteem rather than improve it. They talk about increased narcissism and the idea that kids are growing up thinking they are special....

Confessions of a soccer parent

Ellie is about to begin her second season playing soccer. Before she will be allowed on the field, I am required to attend an orientation class for parents. I did this last year, so I know the drill. We will all watch a video illustrating what not to...

When to put kids in sports

Sports were a huge part of our lives as kids.  I played baseball and soccer and took swimming and dance lessons and also ran track and field.  My brother played hockey and lacrosse and baseball and soccer and so may of our fondest memories...

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