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Why Gym Class Is the Most Important

You’ve seen the caricature of the gym teacher, a muscle-bound specimen who can’t even hold his clipboard right side up. A friend of mine, himself a gym teacher, doesn’t fit the stereotype and doesn’t want to. He recently had to sound off when visiting another school. The admissions people boasted that they didn’t pay much […]

Sports and Child Obesity

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” ~ Dale Carnegie If parents are hoping that team sports will help their children lose weight, they better look more closely at the situation. An article in Time Magazine quotes two studies that suggest the same thing: that forcing kids to exercise may […]