Resistance Training Guidelines For Children and Adolescents + MORE

Resistance Training Guidelines For Children and Adolescents + MORE
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6 Tips for Raising Independent Children

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designed and supervised resistance training programs can benefit youth of all ages, but the focus for children should be based on building muscle strength, function, and control, not on increasing muscle size, says a new international consensus statement. (Loyd RS, et al 2014)

Children as young as 5-6 years of age making noticeable improvements
in muscular fitness following exposure to basis resistance training
using free weights, elastic resistance bands and machine weights, the statement says…

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There is now a compelling body of scientific evidence that resistance training by children and adolescents can have positive effects on health and fitness and enhance sports performance. 
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If you’ve got a little time, here’s some heavy reading that I think you’ll find interesting. It’s a keynote speech by Steve Buttry, Digital Transformation Editor at the news publishing company Digital First Media, at a Digital Journalism Ethics Symposium last week at the University of Colorado…

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When we were kids, we played in the dirt all the time. We got our hands dirty and played with bugs. Kids today are more inclined to stay clean, inside the house. Instead, encourage your kids to get out and get their hands dirty. Teach them to enjoy all of God’s creation by getting out there and experiencing it firsthand…

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