DVD by Disney "Cheetah Girl" encourages tween girls to stay active . . .
Full Story: http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060207/FEATURES08/602070393/1033Dancing for fun and fitness
That's one way to keep a preteen from losing interest in physical play
February 7, 2006
BY LYNNE MEREDITH SCHREIBER
FREE PRESS SPECIAL WRITER
As 12-year-old Jamie Gildenberg watched actress Sabrina Bryan bop, slide and hip-hop across the television screen in an exercise DVD designed for girls like her, she had one reaction:
"I love her," said Jamie, who's a fan of Bryan's work on the Disney Channel's "The Cheetah Girls."
Released last month, "BYOU" is 93 minutes of dance exercise and fun aimed at the tween set, girls 8 to 12 years old, who are at a vulnerable age for weight gain and lack of activity.