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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.
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..."
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.
Read about this inspirational couple with a new book on family fitness.
We’ve all heard the old “no pain, no gain” mantra about sports and exercise. But what about when it comes to your kids?
Most sports injuries are preventable through proper instruction, supervision, and equipment. The place to start is with a thorough sports physical examination!
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.
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.
Check out a summer camp program at St. Patrick Youth Community in Smithtown and catch 'Aladdin' at John W. Engeman Theater at Northport
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 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!
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.
“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 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.
Vadim Fitness Studio, Ltd., in Scarsdale, has the answer to your workout blues, with its new Mini-Boot Camp program.
Spring sports may be starting, but as any athlete can tell you, the work begins long before opening day.
During the winter season, swimming lessons are a great way to keep kids fit, happy, and comfortable.
Five Pilates moves for new moms who need to decrease the burden on their back without missing any time with their new baby.
To stay on the road to resolution success, for a healthier lifestyle, stick with the following countdown.
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.
The following are some local studios that offer classes for kids.
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.
It is so important for women to engage in regular exercises during and after the birthing process.
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.
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.