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Family Fitness Blogroll

My picks for best blogs for parents interested in helping their kids stay active, improving their own fitness, and having fun together as a family.

BAM! Radio Network
BAM! Radio is an online education radio network for parents, educators, principals, advocates and all people interested in providing children with the best education possible.

Coach Smart
The Shaka Smart Basketball Camps Blog focuses on basketball but extends beyond sports. It shares insights from VCU basketball coach Shaka Smart, healthy eating ideas, tips on improving your winning attitude, and family-friendly ideas.


Family Capers
We are passionate about the power of a family doing things together. We believe that spending time together as a family is valuable and should be treasured. These activities are opportunities to create memories that will not be forgotten.

Fat Fighter TV
Text and video posts bring you weight loss success stories, healthy recipes, and news about diet, fitness, and obesity rates.

This busy blog is a spinoff of the pop-culture blog PopSugar, so it offers a celebrity angle on fitness, plus reviews of fitness and nutrition products, weight-loss tips and more.

SELF magazine's daily round-up of nutrition news, celebrity fitness tips, and other healthy living how-tos.

jbm thinks
This veteran sports mom and coach's wife says, "I've seen just about everything when it comes to sports parenting! And that's why I feel so strongly about helping parents and young athletes make the most of their athletic experiences."

The KaBOOM! Blog
Keep up on the latest play-related news with this blog from play advocacy group KaBOOM! Here you'll find information about KaBOOM! playspace builds, other community builds, tips and ideas, articles from play experts, and general news about play.

Let's Move Blog
The blog home of First Lady Michelle Obama's obesity awareness and prevention campaign, Let's Move. Find news about Let's Move's efforts, plus recipes and other helpful info.


Mom to the Screaming Masses
Mom of six (plus three stepkids) Carmen blogs regularly about motherhood, asthma, anxiety, autism, and more. She's maintaining an 80-pound weight loss through running, martial arts, and other workouts.

Free, unstructured play (or what we refer to as simply "play") has virtually vanished from the lives of most children in America. Playborhood.com aims to bring it back.

Raise Healthy Eaters
Dietitian, author, and mom Maryann Jacobsen shares recipes, weekly meal plans, and smart insights on raising and feeding kids.


Real Mom Nutrition
Nutrition writer, registered dietitian, and mother of two Sally Kuzemchak shares real-world advice for parents who want to make healthy food choices, for themselves and their kids.

Schooled in Sports
This Education Week blog focuses on the world of K-12 athletics, including policy and research news from across the U.S.


Workout Mommy
Lisa's goal with this blog is to provide motivation, inspiration, and ideas on how to fit in exercise, fitness, and health in your busy mommy day.

Your Kid's Not Going Pro
At Forbes.com, Bob Cook covers youth sports from every angle.


Yum Yucky
Josie at Yum Yucky taste-tests new food products (with the help of her family) and posts the results, no holds barred. But she also knows that when you eat, you also have to exercise.

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