According to the Afterschool Alliance (2020), "School-age children and youth spend 80 percent of their waking hours outside of school, while 1 in 5 young [...]
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Kids who participate in regular physical activity are more likely to continue healthy fitness habits as adults. So, if you're looking for ways to encourage [...]
There are several benefits to working out with a group. But there is an additional level of support and encouragement that comes from recruiting a [...]
Getting your kids involved in swimming comes with a lot of benefits. If your child takes swim lessons and seems to enjoy it, they might [...]
The McKendree Metro Rec Plex is excited to announce the 1st Annual The Outdoorsman Show at Metro Rec Plex! Mark your calendars for August 27, [...]
By now, we probably all understand that regular exercise is good for us. And one of the most important benefits you get from working out [...]
Most people think about goal-setting around the first of the year. But this isn’t the only time of year to think about your goals. It’s [...]
Stress is a normal reaction that we experience in response to changes in our environment. Surprisingly, stress can be good. It can help us adapt [...]
A well-rounded fitness program consists of endurance training, balance and flexibility exercises, and strength training movements. And when it comes to strength training, the American [...]
While personal training is great for one-on-one attention and accelerated progress, there are numerous benefits to working out with a group. And these are benefits [...]