This is the youth fitness homepage of the American Council on Exercise. Features pre-school, children and teen fitness facts, a Q&A, exercise programs and other resources.
Let's Move! has an ambitious but important goal: to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity within a generation.
Let’s Move will give parents the support they need, provide healthier food in schools, help our kids to be more physically active, and make healthy, affordable food available in every part of our country.
Physical Activity for Everyone: Recommendations for young people from the Centers for Disease Control.
Publications from the President’s fitness council. Nutrition advice, fast facts, tips, and a Nolan Ryan fitness guide.
Things to consider before you sign your child up for sports. Includes video advice from Cal Ripkin.
Tips for keeping the competition fun and healthy. Also available in Spanish.
You can help your child with the challenge of weight control by being a positive role model with your attitudes, your eating habits, and your physical activity behaviors.