Kids and Exercise: Benefits, Risks & Exercise Tips – Workout Fitness Article

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children and adolescents should participate in at least 60 minutes or more of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily (1). However, less than 24% of children ages 6-17 meet this daily requirement (1). While community leaders and key stakeholders work to improve these statistics, parents can and should do their part. Here are practical tips to help build a foundation of success for childhood development. Benefits of Exercise on Child Development Physical activity…

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Fencing: The Sport You Should Be Doing – Workout Fitness Article

NYU has taught me a lot and one of those things were, sports needn’t be concussion-inducing, ego inflating, and have a retirement age of 45 to be considered legit. Sometimes we overlook things such as fighting hard mano y mano, mental toughness and strategy, graceful technique, and longevity.   Fencing originated in the 14th century by both the Italians and the Germans. Marxburder of Frankfurt being the first guild opened in 1478. It was introduced to the Olympics in 1896.…

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