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  • Strength Training for Teens

    Is working out with weights safe for teens? The best way to build muscle tone and definition is to combine aerobic and flexibility exercises with the right kind of strength training.

  • Hernias for Teens

    A hernia is an opening or weakness in the wall of a muscle, tissue, or membrane that normally holds an organ in place. Learning to prevent hernias isn't hard to do - check out these tips.

  • Getting Muscles for Kids

    Kids might wish for bigger muscles, but that kind of grown-up muscle isn't possible until a kid is older. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Boys and Puberty for Kids

    On the way to becoming a man, a boy's body will go through a lot of changes, including your body growing bigger, your voice changing, and hair sprouting everywhere. Find out more.

  • Kids and Exercise for Parents

    Besides enjoying the health benefits of regular exercise, kids who are physically fit are better able to handle physical and emotional challenges.

  • Your Muscles for Kids

    You have more than 600 muscles in your body! They do everything from pumping blood throughout your body to helping you lifting your heavy backpack. Find out more.

  • Movement, Coordination, and Your 1- to 3-Month-Old for Parents

    The reflexes they had just after birth start to disappear as babies this age gain more control over movements and interact more with their environment.

  • Strength Training for Parents

    With a properly designed and supervised program, strength training can be a fun way for kids to build healthy muscles, joints, and bones.

  • Weight Management: Strength Training Exercises (Video) for Teens

    These videos guide teens through basic strength training exercises. Anyone can do these exercises, and they work well as part of a weight-loss plan.

  • What Can I Do to Relieve My Pregnancy Backaches? for Parents

    Find out what the experts have to say.