Pediatric Fitness

UW Health's Pediatric Fitness Clinic in Madison, Wisconsin is a multidisciplinary clinic for children and teens who have concerns regarding their weight, want to improve their fitness and conditioning or may have developed medical problems due to inactivity and weight gain. Our team of physicians, exercise physiologists and registered dieticians develop individualized plans to meet your child's needs. We focus on lifestyle changes in eating and activity levels to help your family work together on personal challenges and obstacles.

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Pediatric Fitness Clinic: Weight of the Nation

Children and Obesity: How We Can Work Together

At a community screening of the HBO documentary series on obesity titled, "The Weight of the Nation: Children in Crisis," UW Health experts discussed how to help kids make healthy choices and maintain an active lifestyle. Learn more
Pediatric Fitness Clinic: Exercise is important

Exercise Is Important

Exercise is good for you for a number of reasons. With the expert-recommended 60 minutes or more of moderate to vigorous exercise each day, you can feel a positive impact on your physical, emotional and social well-being. Read more
Pediatric Fitness Clinic Fitness Contract

Sign Our Fitness Contract

Join the Pediatric Fitness Clinic in its pledge to improve the health of our kids and teens by signing our Fitness Contract. Learn more about the Pediatric Fitness contract
Pediatric Fitness Clinic: What does eating healthy mean?

What Does Eating Healthy Mean?

The Pediatric Fitness Clinic prefers the phrase "competent eating." Competent eating is about the food you eat, when and where you eat it, and how much. Learn more about eating healthy. And pick up some nuts, fruit, seeds and just a little bit of candy and whip up a batch of Hit the Trail Mix, our Recipe of the Month for October.
Pediatric Fitness Clinic: Pediatric Fitness Minute

Pediatric Fitness Minute

Experts from UW Health's Pediatric Fitness Clinic in Madison, Wisconsin join NBC-15 to discuss a variety of topics about children's health and fitness. Watch the videos

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