Category Archives for Fitness

The Best Physical Activity Programs to Organize a Group of Mixed Age Students with Limited Staff

Most people would recognize the famous movie line, “Life is like a box of chocolates… you never know what you’re going to get.” The same line could easily represent the average day as a physical

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Seven steps to starting an Afterschool Program, even on a limited budget

So you want to start an afterschool program. Whether it’s your lifelong dream to provide a safe space for kids to gather after school, or you’ve been voluntold by your district that you’re now the

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Challenge Traditional Learning With Digital Specialty Programming

If the past couple of years has taught us anything it's how very critical flexibility in the educational setting is. Yes, we weathered the COVID storm together. Educators and school districts changed

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Physical Activity and Sport-Skill Development Activities Afterschool Programs Provide

Sports and activities are ever-evolving, taking on surprising forms over the recent years that help encourage kids to not only get and stay active, but to consider their whole body health. Don’t believe

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5 Keys To Improve Health & Fitness In Your Community

When people think of health and fitness, some think of physical attributes, such as size or weight. If you close your eyes and think of what a healthy person might look like, what do you see? Are they

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Quick Tips for Making Fitness Fun, Educational, and Meaningful in your Afterschool Program

No matter what generation you identify with, if you watched TV while you were growing up, you probably had a pretty cool fitness icon to look up to. Whether it was Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 70s, Jane

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Vision to Reality – 5 Tips To Transform Your Afterschool Program

It’s no secret the American workforce has experienced some rocky turmoil over the past year. As if the pandemic weren’t enough, employers faced The Great Resignation and then “The Great Reshuffle.”

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Getting Communities To Support & Encourage Physical Activity for Students

For centuries, kids have been bribing their siblings to help them with one thing or another. You can imagine kids of every language, race, gender and century, asking their sibling that ever-important

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Technology and Interactive Media as Tools to Get Children Moving

There’s no denying the pandemic changed the way we communicated, learned, and even exercised. Faced with the unique obstacle of continuing physical activity and movement while living and learning remotely,

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Reasons Movement Teaches Kids to Think and Learn Differently

Can science really confirm that physical activity affects the way we learn? Absolutely. Studies have proven that physical movement helps kids improve their memory, increase their motivation, and improve

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