Crab Walk Races

Crab Walk Races

Crab Walk Races. All you need for this activity is a balloon or playground ball. First, mark a start and finish line. Each participant will line up at the starting line in a crab position (as seen in the image), then you will kick the balloon or ball forward toward...
Fresh Outdoor Activity Ideas For Families

Fresh Outdoor Activity Ideas For Families

There’s no secret that the lack of exercise and outdoors this past year has affected everyone’s mental health. After transitioning to a mostly virtual life, your daily walk may have become redundant, and even boring for you AND your child. If you’re like me, after...
Easing into Post-Quarantine Exercise with Your Children or Teen

Easing into Post-Quarantine Exercise with Your Children or Teen

Training for sports comes down to specific skill training and general strength and conditioning. While each sport has its specific set of skills – ball handling, sprinting technique, batting, etc., all sports benefit from improvements in athleticism,...
Let’s Get Moving: Q&A With Parents

Let’s Get Moving: Q&A With Parents

Here are some questions that come up from parents more often than not during this time. Answered by Meredith Therrien and Paytra Gessler, Energetic Juniors Certified Youth Fitness Trainers. Does virtual training work for kids? Yes! We feel like it is a unique...
Q: What if my child gained some weight during the pandemic?

Q: What if my child gained some weight during the pandemic?

Q&A: My child gained some weight during the pandemic. What are some suggestions for getting them to move? This is a really common question from a lot of people. We’ve had such a HUGE change in our lifestyle, and we don’t need to focus on the “hey, you’ve gained...