Why Rest and Recovery Matter

If your child is hitting the gym or playing sports multiple times a week, are they giving themselves enough of a break? Rest and recovery are critical to the performance of every athlete, even if that athlete spends more time on the playground than playing Monday Night Football. Why do […]

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We’re Partnering with Innovation Works!

We’re so excited that our Executive Director, Joshua Day has teamed up with Innovation Works in their Online accelerator program! This means he’ll be diving into this six-month-long program that will take social entrepreneurs deep into modules focused on key topics such as financial model, impact model, customer/beneficiary discovery, marketing […]

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The Pros and Cons of Sports Drinks for Youth

Both children and adults often love reaching for sports drinks and energy drinks when they finish a workout or need a pick-me-up. However, are they really the best choice for your child? In this blog, we are exploring the pros and cons of sports drinks for youth. The Benefits of […]

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Getting Your Family Involved in Exercise

Your children need to move to stay healthy, and you do too! One of the best ways to get quality time with your kids and cross working out off of your to-do list is getting your family involved in exercise. Working out as a family doesn’t have to mean all […]

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4 Ways to Help Your Teen Practice Mindfulness

The teenage years can be difficult and tumultuous, to say the least. One of the best ways to recharge, refocus and relax for many teenagers can be to practice mindfulness. While mindfulness might seem like a recent trend, it has been used throughout history to center and refocus in times […]

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The Pros and Cons of Your Child Playing Sports

Playing sports and spending time in the gym are both awesome ways for kids to get exercise and build life-long skillsets that will serve them well in the future. However, there are some downsides to exercise in some situations. What are the pros and cons of your child playing sports […]

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Encouragement for Excellence

It can be frustrating as a parent to watch your child or teen, who is amazing, smart and strong,  feel inadequate and discouraged. In a world filled with Instagram pictures of “perfect” people and overwhelming social media comparisons, it’s all too easy to become discouraged. At MissionFit, our Coaches also […]

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