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 […]

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 […]

Fitting Activity Into Your Everyday Life

A lot of times when people hear the word ‘exercise’ they cringe. Do you think of sweat, hard work and boring? Exercise doesn’t have to be dreadful; in fact, it can be lots of fun! It is recommended that teens get one hour of physical activity in each day. Read on and discover four tips […]

Calisthenics

This Bfiteens Blog is written by Robert R. | August 17, 2015

Hello #bfitnation! This is my first blog.  Currently I just finished a club soccer season, and am now playing soccer for my school. As a result of playing so much soccer, I am in pretty good “shape” – basically I can run for a […]

High School Strength Training | In-Season Training

This Bfitteen Blog is written by Sam Z. | August 12, 2015

So here is my first blog #bfitnation. I wanted to write about the importance of strength training for all teen athletes.  But, before starting any type of strength training program, it is especially important to talk with a professional trainer, physical education teacher, or […]

Good Glutes

This blog is written by Bfitteens Blogger Missy M. | August 12, 2015

I love to exercise but have my favorite go-to exercises and workouts that really impact my glutes, legs and butt. These exercises are great to do all year, but are especially good to do to get your body in shape for sports or […]

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