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Youth Sports: 10 Reasons to Participate that Have Nothing to Do with Weight

Why Youth Sports? As someone who studied sport psychology before moving on to clinical, I learned the many benefits of youth sport participation. When children participate in sports, they mature physically, socially, and emotionally. What I find disturbing is a recent spate of advertising for youth sport touting weight loss as a motivation or primaryContinue reading Youth Sports: 10 Reasons to Participate that Have Nothing to Do with Weight

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10 Benefits of Exercise that Have Nothing to Do with Weight

What Are the Benefits of Exercise for you? When you think about the benefits of exercise, what comes to mind? All too often, people begin or continue an exercise program in order to manage their weight. Approaching exercise with weight loss or weight management in mind, though, can have some unfortunate consequences. Physical activity canContinue reading 10 Benefits of Exercise that Have Nothing to Do with Weight