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Core Exercises

Strong trunk muscles are key to all physical activity and are very helpful in preventing sports injury and chronic back pain. The following link gives guidelines and examples of core exercises to strengthen the muscles of the spine, abdomen and pelvis for school age children and teens. Discussing injury prevention and fitness is part of your […]

Promoting Physical Activity as a Way of Life

Promoting Physical Activity as a Way of Life As a parent, encouraging healthy habits in your child—including exercise—is a top priority. Physical activity should become as routine a part of their lives as eating and sleeping. Click here to find out why physical activity is vital to your child’s health.

Wellness Program for Kids

Coxhealth Fitness Centers offers an individualized twelve-week nutrition and fitness program for children age 17 and under called Fit Life for Kids. Your child will work with a fitness nurse, fitness/wellness dietician, fitness staff and aquatics staff. Goals can include starting a workout routine and managing medical conditions.  Please call (417) 269-3282 or see this […]