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Fitness Mantras for your Child

Find out what you must do for your child to grow up with a wholesome physical and mental fitness.

Tips for Parent By / Feb 07, 2011

Work-out is Not a Child's Play!

For small children working out is not about going for a run or hitting a gym. Well at least not until they are in their late adolescent years. Let us now age-wise learn some ways in which fitness can become a way of life for them.

Remember those jungle jyms?

In this active age of 1 to 5 years, exercising becomes a necessity. Dancing on nursery rhymes or popular film songs, kicking a ball in the park or climbing up a jungle gym are some of the ways in which you can invite your bundle of joy to exercise.

Hobbies will keep your Child Busy

By the age of 5 to 12 years, you as a parent also take the initiative to enroll your child in a dance class or a horse riding class or any such activity. It will not only keep your child to burn a few calories but will also help him/her to explore new hobbies.

Growing Smart at Pre-Teens

Keep in mind that kids from 12- 15 years of age are growing at a rapid speed and adding to it are hormonal changes that they will be facing. Exercising at this age will help your kids to have a social connect with other kids and will help them to grow effectively.

Kick-out Obesity!

Only an hour of moderate to dynamic exercise a day can help out teens hammer the effects of a common obesity-related gene with the nickname “fatso,” according to a new study published in the April edition of Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

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