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Fat Shaming Begins in First Grade

Wed, Jun 01, 2016 @ 04:47 PM Posted by Kidsfit Blog Design 0 Comments

  Weight bias affects all aspects of obese kids' lives, researchers say WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) --      As early as first grade, severely obese children are getting teased, picked on and bullied more than normal-weight kids, a new study finds. The new research also found that these ...

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Topics: Youth Fitness, obesity, kinesthetic classroom, action based learning, elementary education

Ringing in the New Year!

Fri, Jan 02, 2015 @ 12:42 PM Posted by Kidsfit Blog Design 0 Comments

We at KidsFit would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! And to ring in 2015, check out this awesome article: http://www.pottsmerc.com/lifestyle/20141231/ymca-will-open-new-kids-obstacle-course-on-new-years-day

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Topics: Youth Fitness, community, kidsfit, fit, in-shape, youth fitness program, Kids Play, fitness for kids, climbing walls for kids, Active Play, Kids Fitness, FITNESS, KIDS, health

The Effects of Active Play

Mon, Oct 27, 2014 @ 01:49 PM Posted by Kidsfit Blog Design 0 Comments

Oftentimes, when parents leave their children at school or at daycare, they think their children will be able to run around and play to their heart’s content so they can be calm once picked up. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case.

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Topics: Youth Fitness, Metacognition, fit, in-shape, fitness for kids, Toddler fitness, BRAIN, LEARNING, fitness and the brain, Active Play, Kids Fitness, Benefits of exercise, FITNESS, KIDS, better brain, kids brain, sitting, health