The fitness industry, like any other, is flooded with misinformation. The mainstream media is full of websites, magazines, books, and online experts that try to convince us of “quick fixes.” There are quick fixes for rapid fat loss, trimmer waists, and looking our best with solutions that involve slaving away on treadmills, starving yourself, and using nothing but 5-10 lb weights. Luckily, our understanding of what it takes to enhance your fitness and get in the best shape of your life has grown enormously over the last several years. Scientific evidence is being produced that is showing us exactly what to do to achieve maximum results.
Hours of crunches and sit-ups may have you feeling like you’re crushing your abs, but it definitely not the best way to build a six-pack. Building functional strength and developing a better body composition is the key to success.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Physical activity in children provides a lifetime of benefits including their bone density, self esteem, and academic performance