body balance

Young Athletes: Are Kids Specializing in Sports Too Early?

Gwen Lawrence by Gwen Lawrence | October 17th, 2012 | 1 Comment
topic: Family Health, Fitness, Health & Wellness, Yoga | tags: baseball, basketball, body balance, children, coaches, football, Gwen Lawrence, kids, left dominant sports, michael jordan, muscle development, muscles, parenting, parents, physical development, right dominant sports, soccer, sports, sports specialization, sports training, tennis

Kids in Sports

Could your children be making decisions that hurt their physical development? While I don’t claim to be a doctor, I do have very specific feelings about your young athletes specializing in one sport too early. Consider these points when your 12-year-old tells you he/she only wants to play soccer from here on out and eventually become a pro!

Balanced to the Core: 5 Workouts to Improve Balance & Strength

The FIRM Master Instructor Team by The FIRM Master Instructor Team | November 20th, 2009 | 1 Comment
topic: Fitness | tags: balance, balance stances, balance workouts, balancing exercises, body balance, core muscles, exercises, Kirsten Palmer, movement, strenthen core, the firm, workout routine, workouts

By The FIRM Master Instructor Kirsten Palmer

Modern life is a balancing act — work and play, family and personal time, spiritual and physical. How important is balance in your body — not just muscle balance but balance during movement?