Fit Kids Conversations

Running for Mental Health

Dr. Adel Korkor, Founder of the AB Korkor Foundation for Mental Health, shares the origin story of his organization's "Five Fifty Fifty" series of run/walk events and a partnership with Fit Kids to bring our programs to 15 new cities throughout the U.S.
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Sports and Fitness

In honor of Jackie Robinson Day—the April 15 celebration of Jackie Robinson's debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers as the first African-American player in modern Major League Baseball history—Fit Kids Conversations welcomes Marti Reed, Positive Coaching Alliance's Director of National Partnerships and DEI Programming Manager.
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Training Tips from a Pro Pitcher Turned Orthopaedic Surgeon

Get great insights from Dr. Michael Freehill, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. His expertise on fitness with a specialization in arm health stems from a life in baseball and medicine.
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Holistic Mental Health for Sports and Fitness

Holistic Mental Performance Coach Laura M. Wilde draws from her work with everyone from NBA and Major League Baseball stars to youth athletes in our latest Fit Kids Conversation! Here are tips and tools to use with the active kids in your life!
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Fit Kids Conversation with Matthew Levy

How to Have a Healthy Heart

Soon after the Buffalo Bills' Damar Hamlin suffered a scary cardiac arrest incident on Monday Night Football, Fit Kids spoke to Matthew Levy, MD, a cardiologist, who explained the incident and provided perspective on heart health for kids and the adults responsible for them.
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A conversation with Toni Mar

The Mind-Body Connection

Beloved University of California, Berkeley Physical Education faculty member Toni Mar (M.S. in Kinesiology), has taught yoga, conditioning, and the mind-body connection at Cal for more than two decades.
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An Olympian’s Advice on “Meditation Through Movement”

Three-time Olympic Middle Distance Runner Shannon Rowbury lives by the idea of “meditation through movement.” Any child can do the same, and parents and coaches can guide them.
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How Fitness Training Develops the Whole Child

Youth fitness is about more than just developing strength, skill, stamina, agility, and athleticism. Done right, a structured youth fitness program like the one Fit Kids offers can develop the
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