Kids Must Strength Train – A Call to Action

by Jonathan Kilian, CSCS, CSPS and Justin Kilian, MEd, CSCS,*D
Personal Training Quarterly November 2020
Vol 7, Issue 3


This article discusses the impact and importance of resistance training with kids on their mental and physiological health and well-being.

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