Monthly Archives: March 2011

How to Get Kids in Shape

We just added a new article in our “Fit Kids” section about how we can get and keep our kids in shape. http://www.sa-sharks.com/team/stories/kids_in_shape.html  

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The Nutrition Label: Cracking the Code

By Suzanne Parker March 2011 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) puts forth guidelines for nutrition and fitness for Americans, including food labels. The latest guidelines, set to be released in late April, will emphasize the importance of balancing calories … Continue reading

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“Super 10″ rules for kid’s safety

Play-It-Safe Rules that work for kids at every age.  Even very young children can learn these basic concepts. Review them often, and clarify and update them as your child grows. 1. I AM THE BOSS OF MY BODY! 2. I … Continue reading

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When should kids start sports?

It’s not easy to determine how early to start children in organized sports. Children of the same age vary considerably in their physical and psychological maturation, and there is no practical method of measuring maturity. Assuming the child has shown … Continue reading

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More Reasons To Participate.

1. One in three U.S. children born in 2000 will contract Type II diabetes unless their lifestyles emphasize eating less and exercising more. The odds are one in two for African American and Hispanic children. (Center for Disease Control and … Continue reading

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San Francisco Examiner: Parents put your fears aside – let kids play football.

This a good article written by Bob Frantz for the San Francisco Examiner, it provides a fresh perspective about safety in youth sports. http://www.sfexaminer.com/sports/columnists/2011/02/parents-put-your-fears-aside-let-kids-play-football  

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