Building the Lifelong Habit of Fitness with Running

Middle school students are building the lifelong habit of fitness with running, through the Bolder Boulder program. Running as a family is one way to encourage fitness habits in children.  Heather Maitre remembers growing up in New Jersey, where her family had an...

Link Between Fitness and Memory Skills

A recent study has found a link between fitness and memory skills, as children with stronger muscles may have better working memory. Scientists evaluated 79 children ages 9 to 11.  They found that muscle fitness was directly related to having a more accurate memory....

Project Fit America Changes Gym Class

Physical Education classes have come a long way since the days of having children do jumping jacks and run around a track, as Project Fit America changes gym class from being focused on exercise to including overall health. In Riverhead School District. pre-teens are...