Fitness

Top 10 Prevention Tips for Young Athletes

Top 10 Prevention Tips for Young Athletes: Top Ten Prevention Tips for Young Athletes By: Carrie Jaworski, MD, FAAFP, FACSM Director, Division of Primary Care Sports Medicine Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Director Clinical Assistant Professor University of Chicago Pritzker School of . . .

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National Women’s Health & Fitness Day – Showing Your Support

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day – Showing Your Support: On Wednesday, September 25th, women (and girls) have cause to make a statement by engaging in physical activity. Sure, every day we all have an abundance of health-related reasons to balance our days with some . . .

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Game On! Sports Girl Talk: Interviews the Sunset Ridge Girls B-ball Team

Game On! Sports Girl Talk: Interviews the Sunset Ridge Girls B-ball Team: By Barb, Sara and Heather Interesting is an understatement; educational and fun for sure.  We can think of so many positive ways to describe our interview session last week with the Sunset Ridge Varsity Girls Basketball . . .

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How Early Exposure to the Wide World of Sports Opened the Door to my Rowing Career

How Early Exposure to the Wide World of Sports Opened the Door to my Rowing Career: By Julia Darnton, Assistant Director of Operations, Game On! Sports Camps 4 Girls   It wasn’t until I was 5-years-old that I realized that not everyone’s parents were competitive cross-country skiers. . . .

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Girls Sports – Fun Exercises Make For Solid Bodies

Girls Sports – Fun Exercises Make For Solid Bodies: You will find plenty of credible authority espousing the benefits of weight training for young kids. In fact, the Mayo Clinic website just featured an article that addressed this exact topic. (See . . .

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GIRLS SPORTS – A WORD FROM THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR SPORTS SAFETY

GIRLS SPORTS – A WORD FROM THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR SPORTS SAFETY: Advice from the National Center for Sports Safety - Develop good habits early in life.

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Weight Training And Girls – The Great Debate

Weight Training And Girls – The Great Debate: Thumbs up for weight training for girls. Despite the initial debate, experts now agree that weight training contributes to good health throughout life.

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