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Kid's Fitness

Fitness Trend Forecast for 2015: 6 Trends on the Rise

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

This is also the time I like check in with my fitness colleagues and ask them what they think will be trending in the upcoming year.

Only 1 In 4 Tweens Meets U.S. Fitness Guidelines

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO (AP) — Young teens aren't exactly embracing the government's Let's Move mantra, the latest fitness data suggest. Only 1 in 4 U.S. kids aged...

Dr. Oz With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 11.11.2013 | MarloThomas

Dr. Oz , Daytime Emmy Award winning host of "The Dr. Oz Show" joined me to discuss how to get into the best physical health possible. We discussed eve...

The "Now Let's Move" Campaign, From Dr. Oz (VIDEO)

Posted 11.12.2013 | MarloThomas

Dr. Oz , Daytime Emmy Award winning host of "The Dr. Oz Show" can rap! Dr. Oz learned how to do the Dougie earlier this year, and this inspired him to...

Declaring War on Childhood Obesity

Jake Steinfeld | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jake Steinfeld

While fighting obesity is not easy, it can be done. By giving schools the tools, we can be assured of making great strides in battling this disease and the serious risks associated with it.

60-Plus Minutes of Physical Activity a Day Where Kids Live, Learn and Play

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D. | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D.

There are lots of ways to fit physical activity into the school day, through enhanced PE classes, recess, walking or biking to and from school, creating before- and after-school activities, and introducing classroom activity breaks.

For the Love of Running

Melina Bellows | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Melina Bellows

Last year my kids joined First Lady Michelle Obama on the White House lawn to help National Geographic Kids break the record for jumping jacks. This year they'll be doing a 100-meter run to help break the Guinness World Record for the most people to run 100 meters in 24 hours.

S.E.A.K. Foundation Builds After-school Programs to Help Teens Find Support and Inner-confidence

Jenny Gaither | Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact
Jenny Gaither

With kids feeling this insecure about their bodies at such a young age, it is more important than ever to provide them with a support system where they can learn to accept who they are and not build on their insecurities, but rather, face them.

How Kids Can Keep You Fit

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.19.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Up-dee-do was a game that more or less turned my Dad into my personal trampoline. It never occurred to me that he was getting a pretty good workout in the bargain.

States Requiring PE, But Amount Varies

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — More states are requiring physical education for elementary, middle and high school students, though few require kids to exercise f...