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Wayne Westcott

Wayne Westcott, PhD, has been the fitness research director for the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Massachusetts since 1984. He holds a doctorate in physical education and has served as a strength consultant for the U.S. Armed Forces as well as several other industry associations.


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Strength Training (for kids)

March 19, 2008

Most people are aware that children in developed nations are experiencing epidemic levels of obesity, and that this problem is, in large part, associated with physical inactivity. However, the standard fitness recommendation to get more cardiovascular exercise may not be the best advice for overweight, underactive children. The fact is, very few childr…

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Strength Training for Kids

March 31, 2003

Most people are aware that children in developed nations are experiencing epidemic levels of obesity, and that this problem is, in large part, associated with physical inactivity. However, the standard fitness recommendation to get more cardiovascular exercise may not be the best advice for overweight, underactive children. The fact is, very few children choose to spend 20 to 30 minutes doing any kind of continuous endurance exercise, regardless of the benefits or incentives.

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