Blogs about Teens

Monday, April 09, 2018 • Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093-7303
FitLife with Larisa
If a child is participating in an organized sport regardless of age, they are ready to begin lifting weights. This would occur approximately at 6 – 8 years old. Research suggests that resistance training in youth can result in increased bone density, healthier body composition, muscular strength, overall fitness, injury reduction, sports performance, better school performance and confidence. Can Strength Training Stunt Growth? According to recent research publications, injury to the growth cartilage has NOT been reported in any potential youth resistance training research study.
Monday, January 25, 2016 • Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093-7303
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • Glendale, CA 91207-1743
Jesika Bourgeois Health and Fitness Blog
 I recently read a brief article in Idea’s Fitness Journal, May Edition, 2014, p11.  The article is titled The Danger of Sports Specialization.   The timing of this article could not have come at a better time, as OH-Athlete is gearing up for its 2nd Annual Fitness Basketball Summer Camp.  This camp is 50 % strength, conditioning, agility, nutrition, and mind body connection training and 50 % skills training. 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • Glendale, CA 91207-1743
Jesika Bourgeois Health and Fitness Blog
 I am so excited to share my experience as a volunteer for Bikes 4 Orphans 1st Annual Fundraiser.  How it all began: