Fitness for Kids
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If you are fit you are likely to be healthy. The two are often inter-related. This means you will tend to enjoy life a lot more and there's a real good chance you will have a bigger than average circle of friends. Since you'll have more energy than the average person you'll probably want to get out and about and do more.
Exercise needn't be hard work, especially if you do something you enjoy. Keep trying different things that work you out aerobically until you find something you do enjoy. Maybe this is running, swimming, cycling, windsurfing or whatever.
To get fit and strong you need a healthy nutritional food intake combined with aerobic and flexibility exercises and some strength training. Keep yourself well hydrated with water and make sure you have enough sleep and have all the key ingredients of a healthy lifestyle!
Some of the major benefits of a good level of fitness are:
- You should have a positive outlook on life and your moods are likely to be more positive too. Your self esteem is also likely to be higher and you'll be more confident
- You will have loads of energy for all aspects of life
- Your weight, body fat levels and BMI are more likely to be within the normal ranges
- You will sleep better
- You will probably be better at sport and get more friends through it
- You will be stronger physically and aerobically
- You will have less chance of health issues as you get older (such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels etc.)
For further information on Fitness, go to our see our article 'FITNESS OVERVIEW' article
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