Top Physical Fitness Activities for Kids

Top Physical Fitness Activities for Kids

Top Physical Fitness Activities for Kids

For kids, physical activity is extremely important as it leads to an active and healthy lifestyle as they get older. They need to start exercising early in life so they can develop those habits that will last a lifetime.

During a Studio 3 interview with Coach Chris Lane, he discusses the top recreational and competitive physical activities for children to get involved in. Those activities include:

  • Organized sports
  • Martial arts
  • Gymnastics
  • Cheer
  • Dance
  • Swimming
  • Sports performance training
  • Resistance training

In regards to the youth resistance training specifically, there are so many benefits that can help your child in many ways. The benefits are:

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  • Improved strength and endurance
  • Stronger bones
  • Increased sports performance
  • Decreased risk of injury
  • Goal setting
  • Increase body composition

When it comes to getting your kids involved in physical activities, you need to make sure it is something that they are interested in and committed to. Let them try a variety of different things and let them decided what they like best. That will ensure they are passionate about it and wanting to continue.

As your kids are starting to join these wonderful activities, you need to ensure they are staying at the top of their physical game by getting the right structural adjustments. We have so many remarkable therapists that have worked with many kids over the years. Book your child’s FREE consultation by calling us at 905-420-4325.

 

References

Caring for Kids. “Physical Activity for Children and Youth.” Physical Activity for Children and Youth - Caring for Kids, 2018, Retrieved from: www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/physical_activity.

Fletcher, Josie. “Top Physical Fitness Activities for Kids.” 21 October, Retrieved from: https://www.wsaz.com/content/news/Top-physical-fitness-activities-for-kids-563561941.html?fbclid=IwAR3NLtdc_YBxCs1ZgNXAk6LCBLCG75OwHSD9NKsUPN8p35IjT5T4q0STCEs

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