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The Mental Health Benefits of Regular Exercise

You know that regular exercise is vital to a healthy body, but did you realize that it can be just as important for a healthy mind? There are many mental health benefits of getting your heart rate up …

January 31, 2020

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Rest and Recovery with MissionFit

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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Mindfulness with MissionFit

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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Easy Ways to Get your Kids Moving with MissionFit

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 in the Gym at MissionFit

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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