Kids Health

Three Plays for a Healthy Team!

There are 3 simple things you can do during practices and games to keep youth athletes healthy and performing their best! 1) Boost active time by 10-15 minutes. Keep all players moving by using small group activities or by playing small-sided games.

Ted Brooks

Kids Health

Sugar Detectives!

Drinking water helps us avoid the large amounts of added sugar in common beverages. Almost half of the added sugar in our diets is from beverages. Help athletes learn about sugar-sweetened drinks and why water is the best choice! Collect a variety of

Ted Brooks

Kids Health

5 Simple Steps To Success from LetsMove.gov!

Let’s Move! and Healthy Kids Running Series share one important goal: to solve the problem of childhood obesity. We want kids born today to grow up healthy and at a good weight when they reach adulthood. It’s a big goal –

Ted Brooks

Kids Health

5 Ways Water Wins – from ChildObesity180

We’ve written about it before and we’ll write about it again! One of the most important health decisions you and your child can make is to cut out the sugary sports drinks. They’re designed for the needs of professional athletes,

Ted Brooks