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Are Your Kids Fit for Life? (Pedcast)


Topic Introduction:

So here is something that you and your children should think about.  Unless your child develops a major illness, each and every morning that your child gets up out of bed, they are a little stronger, a little faster, and they are a little smarter than they were the day before.  During the previous day, their little bodies had a chance to grow new cells in all of their organs.  Compared to the day before, their hearts got a little bigger as did their lungs, their kidneys, and their brains. And of course, you are not paying attention if you don’t notice the tremendous increase in their cognitive abilities– they get smarter everyday. There is this steady march of growth and increase function all during childhood that halts sometime between 20 and 30 years of age. Today, we are going to explore this phenomena in a little more detail and talk about why this aging/growth curve has tremendous relevance for your children.  So sit back, crank up the mp3 player or computer and listen to today’s pedcast that I call “Making Kids Fit for Life”. Continue reading