Three Common Kids’ Sports Injuries and How to Treat Them

Every year, nearly three million children visit the emergency room for help with a sports-related injury, and another five million see a primary care physician or sports medicine professional. Playing sports teaches kids all kinds of lessons, that they shouldn’t be avoided just because of the risk of injury. Instead, it’s important to know how to prevent sports injuries so that you can help your child avoid being one of the millions who gets hurt every year. And, in the event that they do get … [Read more...]

Top 5 Sports for Kids

When it comes to choosing a sport your child should play, a good place to start is finding a sport that is age-appropriate for your kids. While there are no rules to choosing a sport, often sports that suit a toddler won’t always suit a teenager and vice versa. The most important thing is that kids have fun. Kids just want to have fun and their reason to continue playing team sports will be a direct result of how much fun they have. As parents you want your kid to be successful while … [Read more...]

8 Stretches to Help Prevent Injury in Youth Football

Do these scenes seem familiar? You’ve been sitting on the bench for three-quarters of the game, just waiting for a chance to do your stuff. Finally, the coach yells: “OK, Jones. Get in there PDQ!” You stuff in your custom mouth guard, grab your helmet and leap off the bench. Now there’s this stabbing pain behind your knees, and you can’t walk at all, let alone get into the game… some hero. Or maybe you make it into the huddle, and the quarterback calls for the game-winning pass with you as … [Read more...]

A Beginner’s Guide for Choosing the Right Tennis Racquets

Choosing a racquet for a beginner can be quite a puzzling and challenging decision, especially for those with no experience in playing tennis. However, it is a choice that you will have to make if you want to play and succeed in this game. Buying the right tennis racquets will make a big difference in how you play the game. All racquets are not the same. Therefore, you should take your time to choose one that will suit your gaming needs. Here are 4things that you should take into consideration … [Read more...]

My Interview With Mia Hamm & LeapFrog LeapBand Giveaway! #FitMadeFun

Disclosure: I am receiving free product in exchange for my post.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! If you follow me on Facebook, a couple of weeks ago you probably saw that I got to do something pretty cool - interview retired soccer star Mia Hamm!  The occasion for this was her involvement with Fit Made Fun Day with LeapFrog on September 6th.  This fun day on September 6th in Los Angeles was an exciting event where parents and children got to come and help break some records!  Check … [Read more...]