See a Fit Kids story, and want to know where to get more info?  Or just looking for resources for helping you and your kids stay healthy?  Here's where to find what you're looking for.

It's all part of Fit Kids February, TWC News' month-long initiative to show children and their parents great ways to stay fit and feel good, inside and out.

 

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A New York City fitness company that has been whipping adults into shape with a military-style obstacle courses is expanding to help children, too. 

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Kids Toughen Up at Brooklyn Obstacle Course

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toughmudder.com


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Brooklyn Boulders, an indoor rock climbing wall paradise in New York City, has been giving adults and young people an alternative to the gym or team sports since 2009.

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Brooklyn Boulders Encourages Kids to Climb to Fitness

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brooklynboulders.com


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For some, staying in shape means hitting the ice for skating. NY1’s Roger Clark visited Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers in New York City, where the ice is hopping bright and early.

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Ice Skating a Cool Way to Stay Fit

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chelseapiers.com


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At the New York Fencing Academy, kids can build their physical and mental muscles. 

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Kids Strengthen Muscles, Mind at Fencing Academy

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fenceNYFA.com


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At Carolina Flipz, kids can learn basic tumbling moves, but the instructors hope they're really learning skills for life.

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Tumbling at a Young Age Has Many Benefits for Kids

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Carolina Flipz


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Matchpoint NYC is a massive indoor sports complex in Gravesend, Brooklyn. There's a lot going on between tennis, swimming and what they call the kids' fitness challenge.

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Brooklyn's Matchpoint NYC Offer Workouts for Kids Young and Old

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matchpoint.nyc


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Children in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Manhattan are learning how to swim thanks to free weekly swim lessons from Asphalt Green, which are a great way for kids to keep fit.

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Free Swim Lessons Make a Big Splash

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asphaltgreen.org


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A storied winter tradition -- sledding -- is not only a great pasttime for kids young and old, it is a great way to burn off a few calories before heading inside for hot chocolate. 

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Staying Active on a Snow Day

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Sledding Hills Across New York


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There's a ton of winter activities to do with the kids in Albany's Capital Region. Putting the snowshoes on and going for a trek is just one of them. 

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Fun Twist on a 5K Relies on Snowshoeing

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Albany Winter Fun


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There are plenty of activites kids can do to stay fit. Find out about them from Mike at Capital Strength and Conditioning.

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Variety of Activities Can Keep Children Fit and Healthy

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Capital Strength and Conditioning

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Yoga has become a popular form of exercise in the U.S. for adults and now babies are getting in on the trend.

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Baby Yoga Provides Fitness, Bonding For Parents and Kids

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Be Yoga - Dilworth

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Crossfit is a growing trend among the fitness community across the country and now a kids adaptation is following in its footsteps.

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Crossfit Workouts Tailored to Kids' Developmental Needs

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Raleigh Crossfit

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One out of every three children in North Carolina between the ages of 10 and 17 are either overweight or obese. In response to the growing epidemic, the cooperative extension program at North Carolina A&T University created the Speedway to Healthy program.

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Program Puts Kids on Fast Track to Healthy Habits

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Speedway to Healthy program

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U.S. Fencing Olympian Tim Morehouse is sharing his love for fencing with children around the nation through the program Fencing in the Schools.

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Fit Kids: Olympian Shares Love for Fencing with Children 

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Fencing in the Schools


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There are many ways to keep kids healthy and active without emptying your pockets. Anna Fader is the founder of the blog Mommy Poppins, which helps parents plan activities for their children.

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Fit Kids: Finding Free or Affordable Activities for Children

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Mommy Poppins



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Dancer and choreographer Huang Yi has created a new kind of dance that just may be the future – and the cool factor may inspire kids to try something new.

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Robot Dance Partner Inspires Movement and Expression

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KUKA Robots


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A contest sposored by Scotties is encouraging kids like those at an Austin middle school to produce a video about what trees mean to them and their school.

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Local Student Film Competing at National Level

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scottiestreesrock.com


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The Network for Young Artists is a nonprofit organization that supports the performing arts for youth between the ages of 4 and 20 in San Antonio.

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Network for Young Artists Helps Students Open Up

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Network for Young Artists


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There's a lot of pretending to do at the Strong National Museum of Play.  At the Lego Castle Adventure exhibit, kids pretending to be princesses and knights create their own Lego worlds and slide through castle adventures, getting them moving and active.

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Strong National Museum of Play Exercises the Body, Mind

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Strong National Museum of Play


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There are several fitness devices on the market aimed at kids or young adults. One of them is called VERT, and it captures all sorts of statistics on your jump.

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Fit Kids: Using Tech to Encourage Healthy Competition

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myvert.com


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The American Heart Association works to help people lead longer, healthier lives free of stroke and cardiovascular disease.

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Keeping Kids Fit? There’s an App for That

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heart.org


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The Eat-And-Move-O-Matic app, developed by the National 4-H, helps teach your child the relationship between eating and exercising.

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App Wrap: ‘MotionMaze,’ ‘Eat-And-Move-O-Matic’

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Eat-And-Move-O-Matic


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The MotionMaze app prompts kids have to solve mazes -- but to do so, they must stay in motion.

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App Wrap: ‘MotionMaze,’ ‘Eat-And-Move-O-Matic’

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MotionMaze


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The NFL PLAY 60 App, which gives kids virtual exercise challenges they can only win with exercise in the 'real' world. 

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Keeping Kids Fit? There’s an App for That

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NFL PLAY 60


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Whole Foods Market, headquartered in Austin, is a supermarket chain focused on providing customers with natural, healthy products and helping their shoppers make the right decisions when it comes to what they put in their body.

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Fit Kids Recipe: Vegan Alfredo Pasta with Veggies

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wholefoodsmarket.com



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Each week, New York City participants in the Fresh Food Box Program of GrowNYC get a bag of farm fresh foods and recipe suggestions to go with it, at a cost of $10.

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Fresh Food on a Budget

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Fresh Food Box Program


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After the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, school lunches are undergoing a healthy transformation -- away from the staples of the past like pizza and chicken nuggets, and instead toward healthier options that reduce the number of grams of fat, calories and sugar.

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School Lunch Changes Happening Throughout New York

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USDA Food and Nutrition


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Learn more on what New York state is doing to make school lunches healthier. 

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School Lunch Changes Happening Throughout New York

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New York School Nutrition Association


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Experts say a colorful plate of delicious healthy food is best to maintain balance in your eating habits.

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Healthy Eating By Colors

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USDA Choose MyPlate

 

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The Mecklenburg County Health Department is steering the community toward farmers markets.

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In Depth: Nutritionist Allison Nelson

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Mecklenburg County Farmers Markets