As the childhood obesity epidemic grows, people are swift to place blame or look for quick fixes. KidShape reveals the most appropriate exercises and healthy eating principles to help kids and families get back on track for a lifetime of good health and fitness.
"It's time to talk about simple solutions for children ages 7 to 17 regarding exercises and nutrition principles they can start practicing at home", said company CEO and Founder of Reshaping Our Youth.com and author, Susan Hill. "Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions with 1 in 3 American children considered overweight and 1 in 6 considered obese", she continued.
The new book, KidShape, shares specific exercises and workout routines appropriate for different age groups while revealing her vast research from medical journals, recent research and experience in the personal training profession training hundreds of kids at a youth sports academy. According to Ms. Hill, 'children are not miniature adults, so their training protocols and nutrition requirements are different based on their age and specific needs'.
In addition to exercise and nutrition strategies designed to help kids aged 7 to 17, there is also a special section on emotional eating patterns and how to break habits that hold kids back from leading healthy and fit lives. For parents who want to learn how to help navigate weight loss and healthy eating for their children, KidShape also explores parenting for weight loss 101 with the most asked questions and answers provided by a health psychologist and wellness expert in the field of childhood obesity, Dr. Kim Chronister.
According to Dr. Chronister after reviewing the new book, "Finally, an effective, realistic, and informative book on how to help your children eat and move their way to health and happiness. Kid Shape is the only book about childhood obesity I've encountered that I can recommend to clients without reservation."
KidShape is currently available on ReshapingOurYouth.com. The author can be reached for further questions or interviews at 541-410-7660 or through email at info(at)reshapingouryouth(dot)com.