You watch your child’s grades in school, make sure that they eat right and worry if they are developing socially. But are you also watching their fitness requirements/goals? Along with being active in sports and/or just play, both competitive or just recreational, flexibility issues can affect your child. According to the American Council on Exercise, […]
Water: How much should you drink every day? Water is essential to good health, yet needs vary by individual. These guidelines can help ensure you drink enough fluids. By Mayo Clinic Staff How much water should you drink each day? It’s a simple question with no easy answers. Studies have produced varying recommendations over the […]
On average, children in the U.S. watch four to six hours of television each day. By the time they are 18 most will have spent more time watching television than in the classroom. Excessive viewing of violence can numb a child’s sympathy towards victims of violence and cause them to play more aggressively. They can […]
Did you know that your children learn everything they feel about themselves and their body from you? Did you know that the way your treat your body and the habits you do on a daily basis set the stage for your child for years to come? Some parents feel that by rewarding or punishing their […]
My last interview had been with Chief Master Richard Reed amidst the glamorous bustle of the Bellagio Resort in Las Vegas. Now, I find myself on a park bench, gazing at the water, surrounded by nature’s quiet beauty. The settings could not have been more different than the men themselves. Century old oaks lined the perimeter of the waterfront park on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, limerock railings separating land and sea, and the lazy, lapping waves of the brackish current creates an oasis from the bustling city of more than a million.