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Even Young Athletes May Not Get Enough Exercise, Study Shows

Too much time is spent sitting, rather than playing during sports practices, a new study shows. Credit: Corbis
Kids are so busy these days. After-school schedules are are filled with hours of sports practices and homework. Weekends are packed wit...
Only about a quarter of children playing organized sports are getting the amount of exercise recommended by the government during team practice, the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine reports.

A Childhood Without Sports: How Bad?

"Sports are not for every child," says a mom next to me on the playground bench, as her son watches a ball whiz past him and roll to a stop in the sandbox. "What if a child is simply disinclined to be competitive? And why..." she leaned in closer...

Family fitness attempts are working!!!

I have written here at Blogging Baby, on and off for the past year and a half, about my family's fitness efforts, and my oldest son in particular. Sam, almost 13, started running on his own this summer, and then swim practice started up again. This f...


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