Questions tagged [children]
The children tag has no usage guidance.
How to help a stubborn and dedicated teenager doing calisthenics?
My son is 15½ years old and started to do an awful lot of calisthenics training for a year+ now. He is extremely dedicated to the exercises, extremely stubborn, and is looking at studying sports (this ...
If a child scooters everyday, does it make one leg of him/her larger than the other?
My six-year-old daughter scooters every day for about an hour. She feels very comfortable scootering with her right leg on the scooter and refuses to switch legs. My question is: If she keeps doing ...
How should a weak jointed man handle being drawn into doing kids yoga?
My son is five. He loves doing Cosmic Kids Yoga on youtube. I am fine with doing yoga but after my weightlifting program and with other restriction I can't really do yoga. I have so many bad joints ...
Running - How to keep up with a 3 year old?
I am a 30 something male in moderate shape. Part of my running routine consists of letting my 3 year old loose on his bike and I run after him. He can currently reach top speeds of 17 km/h to 18 km/h ...
Would you allow your child to play tennis? [closed]
Does anyone have any personal experiences or information related to "Tennis Elbow" or tennis related injuries. I'm looking for feedback relating to all age groups. I've personally only seen overuse "...
Protein shake for children? [closed]
I have a 10 years old boy, who is a 'picky eater'. It's almost impossible to get him to eat any big meal during the day. He usually eats a small bowl of oats or toast in the morning, one cheese ...
How far is a good length of running for children?
My daughter is 12 years old, she plays soccer competitively, and she runs four miles every day. She has been known to stress her body by exercising too much. Lately, she has been wanting to run ...
How old should children be to train with weights?
I have heard a lot of different answers for this, from six to eighteen. I would like for someone who actually knows what age is appropriate to answer this. Also, how much weight training is safe for ...
What are good home-exercises for a 7-year-old swimmer to increase stamina, endurance and GPP?
My daughter, who is coming up to be 7 years old, loves swimming and has recently started race training. She is the youngest/smallest/thinnest of all the children in the group. Her technique is pretty ...
What are the health risks for children under 18 of going to a gym?
When I went to a gym to pick up a membership form, they gave me a parental consent form as well. I understand that means there is some risk attached to going to a gym for children. Aside from ...
Is there a weight gain formula for young children?
I am looking for a formula to help me work out the following: On average, how many calories would a 3 year old (weighing 11kg) have to consume daily to weigh 16kg by the time she is 4 years old? The ...
How much time is appropriate 7-year-old to play "Fit in Six" on the PS3?
How much daily time is appropriate for a child of 7 years to do the routines in the game "Fit in Six" on the PlayStation 3? My son is thin, but is very active and likes these routines. However, I do ...
Is juice as healthy as the veggies it comes from? [closed]
My little girl hates eating veggies, but loves the juice (like 100% carrot juice, “Superfood”, or V8). She is only 9, and I was the same way until I was around 20. So is there anything wrong with ...
Any fitness issues of child taking up jogging?
My 6-year old daughter wants to accompany me on my ~3-times-per-week leisurely jog. We're not talking Marathon training here — It's a social run-walk of a kilometer (0.6 miles) in about 15 ...
Raw Diet for Growing Children [closed]
There is somewhat of a craze about Raw-food diets going around recently, including some of my friends that have gotten into it. For an adult it is their prerogative, what they put in their stomachs, ...
How can I adapt my running technique to accommodate pushing a stroller?
Since having children, I have taken up running because I can push them along. Sometimes I push one kid in a running stroller, other times I push two kids in a small-wheeled stroller that offers much ...
Nutrition & diet - what is the ideal BMI range for children between 6 and 12?
The 6-12 year age group is in a latent period of growth, while children 12-18 years old experience their main period of growth. The usual BMI range is 18 to 23. But is it applicable to children who ...
Establishing a proper push-up form for younger children
I work with lots of youths, and there a number of them that don't adhere to the proper push-up position. Rather than keeping their bodies straight, they will stick their butts up in the air. When they ...
How much exercise for children?
When I was a kid we spent nearly every waking moment playing games and such OUTSIDE. We didn't have computers or video games to consume our time. Today's kids have a lot of modern devices that keep ...