Sports

Kids who play sports learn about teamwork and sportsmanship, while working on hand-eye coordination and getting their heart rate up. Find out what sports are right for your kids, how much is too much, and ways to find balance during the busy school year.

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids

By practicing yoga poses, children can learn how to exercise, develop confidence, and concentrate better.

Spring Safety Checkup

Read this before the kids head outside to play. These 12 tips will help them have a fun--and accident-free--spring whether they're in a sport or just hanging out at the playground.

We Need More Physical Education in Schools

Dr. Thom McKenzie explains why it's so important for children to have quality Physical Education in school. Support this issue in your community by sharing this video with your child's teachers, school board members and administrators.

Yoga for Better Behavior

At first glance, yoga and your child might seem like an odd pairing, since yoga is often about quiet and stillness -- words that don't usually describe kids. But little ones don't need laserlike focus to reap the benefits.

Strike a Pose: Parent-Child Yoga

Tone your muscles and calm your minds with these simple stretches for two.

10 Benefits of Physical Activity

Keeping in shape can help your child throughout her life.

The Top 5 Outdoor Sports for Kids

Your kids will be having too much fun to call it exercise.

Teach Your Child to Love a Sport

What you need to know so that your budding athlete always feels like a winner.

The Importance of Play

AAP advises making play a significant part of a child's life to nurture happiness, development, education, and parent-child bonding.

8 Minor League Baseball Parks With Tons of Family Fun

A trip to the minors means smiles all around--and these stadiums hit it out of the park!

3 Fun Bouncy Ball Exercises

Let the good times roll with these new ways to get active

10 Healthy Team Snacks for Kids' Sports

Ditch the chips and cookies and bring these healthier team snacks to your child's game instead.

How to Shop Healthier at the Grocery Store

Feeding your family healthy meals starts at the grocery store. Learn how to improve the quality of your cart with these expert tips, from taking advantage of in-store dietitian services to shopping the perimeter of the store.

How to Do Crunches

Ever wondered how to do the perfect crunch? Here's a step-by-step guide to correct form.

Stretching Exercises for Kids

Try these yoga moves to boost energy and wake up your senses.

Teach Your Kid How to Throw a Baseball Like a Pro

It's baseball season! Teach your kids how to get the ball to the base with these expert tips from Nicholas Caringi, Little League International senior director of operations and education in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

5 Tips for Safe & Healthy Exercise

Warm up, cool down, and make sure they're playing it safe.

All About Bicycle Riding

Bicycling promotes strength, balance, and overall fitness.

What Makes a Happy Child?

Ten things that you can do to raise a happy person.

Mommy and Me Yoga

Don't ohm alone! Grab your child and try this fun and energizing workout!

How to Raise a Sporty Kid

You don't need to be a jock to have an athlete in the family. If you start early and keep it playful, your child will stay active for life.

LOL Video Shows Adorable Kid Taking Coach's Words Way Too Literally

If you are in need of a laugh today, you have got to watch this 14-second video that proves how adorably innocent little kids are.

Going Beyond the Gold: Interview With Nastia Liukin

At 18, Nastia Liukin won the all-around gold medal for gymnastics in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Now, she reflects on her stellar career and her aspirations.

A Fun Playground Workout for Parents and Kids

You may know it as a playground, but the simple structures found in most schoolyards can be used like equipment at a family-friendly gym.

How to Pitch Like a Big Leaguer

MLB pitcher Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals demonstrates how to pitch a baseball. Now, play ball!

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