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Why Girls Should Play Sports

For many young people, playing sports is a no-brainer – especially for boys. However, many girls shy away from playing sports for one reason or another. This blog is for those girls. I want to convince you to rethink your decision – you’ll thank yourself down the road.

Playing sports impacts a girl’s life more than […]

Food For Your Body: Best Options!

#bfitnation – Nutrients
The nutrients protein, carbohydrates and fats in food make up the body’s energy sources. Each gram of protein and carbohydrate contain four calories, or units of energy, whereas fat supplies more than twice as much: nine calories per gram.
Protein
Protein is an essential nutrient important for proper growth and development. High-protein foods include red […]

Life is Good! So is Being a Vegetarian

Hey, #bfitnation! This is my first ever blog post! Let me start out by saying how beyond excited I am to be a part of this amazing organization and to work with these wonderful people.

I first went vegetarian as a wide-eyed sixth grader who had never quite realized what I was actually eating when […]

The DL(2) on the ACL

Time Does Not Fly

Hello Bfitnation!  It is October 15 and it has been 183 days since I tore my ACL and Meniscus and 134 days since my surgery.  I just completed my last physical therapy session – Hallelujah! Yay! Yahoo! And all that good stuff. And to Amy, my physical therapist for the last few […]

Sports Health Rules 101

There’s nothing like the rush of running onto a high school football field on a Friday night, or suiting up for a wrestling match or volleyball game. And we all know it’s healthy, both mentally and physically, for teens to compete athletically.

But it’s important to match enthusiasm with common sense when it comes to […]

Save Early, Save Often

As you navigate through your high school years, it is always evident that you need money to get by day-to-day.  Whether you have an allowance or a part-time job, it is important to put some of that money into a savings account.

Putting money into an account that you limit yourself access to is a great […]

12 Week Workout Update

Hello #bfitnation. This is my two week update on my calisthenic workout. The workouts are going well; some are definitely easier than others, but I am improving my performance and strength. Doing the challenge for the bfitteens blog has really given me the motivation to keep it going – even when on some days I […]

YMCA Rockford Rowing Team

I never really was a morning person.  Five years ago, I would have never dreamt of voluntarily giving up those few precious minutes of sleep after snoozing my alarm, let alone giving up four whole hours.  Against all odds, that same soon-to-be-freshman grew to not only drag himself out of bed at the crack of […]

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