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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…

October 2, 2019

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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 progra…

September 26, 2019

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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,…

August 16, 2019

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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 exer…

June 19, 2019

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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…

June 5, 2019

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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 e…

May 22, 2019

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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 an…

April 25, 2019

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7 Easy Ways to Get Your Kids Moving

Getting kids moving is hard, especially with the siren songs of Fortnite, television and plenty of social media apps. However, it’s more important than ever to stay active. Motivating kids isn’t a…

March 19, 2019

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Life Lessons and the Gym

Spending time at the gym doesn’t need to be boring, miserable or frustrating. Instead, it can be liberating, empowering and a great way to spend an afternoon or evening. For kids and teens, the gym …

March 19, 2019

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Year in Review: 2017

One of our last Gratitude Circles of the year! Our kids in the Baltimore City Police Bridge Program tell us why they are thankful. Thanks to You, 2017 was a Year to Remember. MissionFit upgraded to a…

January 9, 2018

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Save The Dates | Meet our Volunteers

With a donation dining event at Gertrude’s coming up, as well as our grand opening of our new gym space, we have a lot to share with you! MissionFit recently welcomed a handful of new volunteers…

September 19, 2017

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September Newsletter

Over the past two and a half years we have noticed our summers get a little quieter at Mission, and this summer we used this opportunity to get involved in planning for the upcoming months, get involv…

August 31, 2017

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Free Yoga, anywhere!

If you want a workout you can do for free, at home (or anywhere) using only your body, check out Yoga with Adriene on YouTube. Yoga with Adriene has a video for nearly every occasion: yoga for when yo…

August 1, 2017

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