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Fit for Summer

Strength Training
Is working out with weights safe for teens? The best way to build muscle tone and definition is to combine aerobic and flexibility exercises with the right kind of strength training.

Why Exercise Is Wise
Getting the right amount of exercise can rev up your energy levels and even help you to feel better emotionally. Find out why.

Fitness: Liz's Story
Liz decided to get fit after a humiliating soccer tryout. After some hard training, she made the track and field hockey teams. But then other activities got in the way. Get the full story of Liz's battle to stay fit.

Motivation and the Power of Not Giving Up
Everyone struggles with staying motivated and reaching their goals. Just look at how many people diet, lose weight, and then gain it back again. But it's still possible to stay motivated if you take the right approach.

You may have heard mixed things about stretching before working out. Here are the cold, hard facts on warming up, stretching, and cooling down.

Choosing the Right Sport for You
If you're having trouble choosing a sport, this article can help!

5 Ways to Beat Summer Weight Gain
Surprisingly, summer can be a time when people gain weight, not lose it. These tips help you stay on track.

5 Ways to Prepare for Your Sports Season
How can you get ready to play your best season ever? Read these tips for teen athletes.