Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Manhattan

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Manhattan

If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in the New York City area.

Four Time Olympian Mom Returns to Vancouver 2010 Games

Four Time Olympian Mom Returns to Vancouver 2010 Games

Sarah Schleper, a Vail, CO native and new mother, is going back to compete in her fourth Winter Olympics. “We set out with the goal to make it to Vancouver..."

For Overweight Kids, Focus Should Be on Fun Exercise Instead of Losing Weight, According to New Study

For Overweight Kids, Focus Should Be on Fun Exercise Instead of Losing Weight, According to New Study

A recent study reported in the "Journal of the American College of Cardiology" shows the benefits of a regular physical activity program for overweight children, without any dietary changes.

Celebrity Parents Jorge & Laura Posada

Celebrity Parents Jorge & Laura Posada

Read about this inspirational couple with a new book on family fitness.

How to Spot an Overuse Injury

How to Spot an Overuse Injury

We’ve all heard the old “no pain, no gain” mantra about sports and exercise. But what about when it comes to your kids?

Kids' Physicals For School Sports!

Kids' Physicals For School Sports!

Most sports injuries are preventable through proper instruction, supervision, and equipment. The place to start is with a thorough sports physical examination!

Afterschool Classes & Programs: What Kids and Parents Want Now

Afterschool Classes & Programs: What Kids and Parents Want Now

With the afterschool landscape ever changing, we’ve identified the newest trends and the hottest programs to help guide you in making the right decision for your child.

Look Ma, No Pedals! ...Bike New York’s Workshop for Kids

Look Ma, No Pedals! ...Bike New York’s Workshop for Kids

Bike New York, an organization dedicated to bicycle promotion and safety, has a different approach, one that lets kids ages 5 and up feel their way to riding.

New Places, New Program in Suffolk County, Long Island - July '09

New Places, New Program in Suffolk County, Long Island - July '09

Check out a summer camp program at St. Patrick Youth Community in Smithtown and catch 'Aladdin' at John W. Engeman Theater at Northport

2009 Maccabi Games in Westchester!

2009 Maccabi Games in Westchester!

The JCC of Mid-Westchester, along with the Rosenthal JCC of Northern Westchester and the JCC on the Hudson, are hosting the 2009 Maccabi Games this summer.

Pilates: Tips From a Celebrity Trainer for Moms & Moms-to-be!

Pilates: Tips From a Celebrity Trainer for Moms & Moms-to-be!

Pilates guru Brooke Siler explains what an authentic Pilates program really is and why it’s a great workout for pregnant women and new moms, and shares her tips and tricks for a svelte new you!

A Sporty Family Vacation in Lake Placid

A Sporty Family Vacation in Lake Placid

In Lake Placid, home of the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Games, families can participate in winter events year-round, and in summer enjoy even more outdoor athletic pursuits.

Moms DO Have the Time to Work Out

Moms DO Have the Time to Work Out

“Pregnancy and childbirth place extreme stresses on the body, so exercise will not only help you get your energy back but also get you back to your pre-pregnancy body,” says Sue Fleming, creator of the Buff Fitness® workout regimen.

Jane Petix: See Jane Train...Personal Fitness Training in Long Island

Jane Petix: See Jane Train...Personal Fitness Training in Long Island

Jane Petix turned a potentially disabling health diagnosis into a positive, life-changing experience that ultimately led to the creation of, See Jane Train, her own Personal Fitness Training business.

Kick-Butt Boot Camp

Kick-Butt Boot Camp

Vadim Fitness Studio, Ltd., in Scarsdale, has the answer to your workout blues, with its new Mini-Boot Camp program.

Spring Ahead for Sports

Spring Ahead for Sports

Spring sports may be starting, but as any athlete can tell you, the work begins long before opening day.

Brrr…Time to Swim

Brrr…Time to Swim

During the winter season, swimming lessons are a great way to keep kids fit, happy, and comfortable.

Mommy & Me Pilates

Mommy & Me Pilates

Five Pilates moves for new moms who need to decrease the burden on their back without missing any time with their new baby.

Countdown for a Healthier, Happier You

Countdown for a Healthier, Happier You

To stay on the road to resolution success, for a healthier lifestyle, stick with the following countdown.

Keeping Her Eyes on the Goal

Keeping Her Eyes on the Goal

Nicole Grosser, from Westchester, New York, knows what she wanted to do since her first hockey game with the Westchester Mariners. Her love of the sport is a family affair. Her father and older brother played hockey and she became interested in it too. With the Mariners she learned about sportsmanship, team spirit, goaltending, and respect for the game.

Yoga for Kids

Yoga for Kids

The following are some local studios that offer classes for kids.

Build Self-Confidence Through Sports

Build Self-Confidence Through Sports

Athletic confidence is a core mental skill because of its impact on other parts of one’s life, like school and relationships with family and friends.

Safe Exercises Before and After Pregnancy

Safe Exercises Before and After Pregnancy

It is so important for women to engage in regular exercises during and after the birthing process.

Stay in Shape Like the Pros

Stay in Shape Like the Pros

With the U.S. Open underway in New York, we spoke to two former tennis players who are now moms. These two chic moms know how to stay in shape and look good while doing it! Here they share their advice.

Sport-Specific Footwear Gives Kids a Leg up

Sport-Specific Footwear Gives Kids a Leg up

Kids who are properly outfitted for the specific sport they’re playing have an edge, says Westchester-based podiatrist Dr. Charles Morelli, president of the Tappan Zee Division of the New York State Podiatric Medical Association.




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