Yael, from GreatHomeLife.com that writes a blog whose primary focus is on trampolines, shared with Healthy Lombard that as parents, our main concern is our kids’ health, development, and happiness. Fitness has a significant part in obtaining it.
The optimal way for kids to be fit is to play outside; On the playground, running around, swimming, biking, or participating in sports teams. But that is not always possible, whether due to weather conditions or the child’s will or health constraints.
In this guide, you will learn why physical activity is vital for kids, the recommendations for each age group, how to engage them, and some ideas for home exercises that you can perform on your mini-trampoline.
So let’s dive in.
The Importance Of Exercise For Kids
It is common knowledge that exercise is crucial for our health and mood. Kids are no exception. Physical activity is essential for its development. Teaching them good habits is not only beneficial for them when they are young. Those habits will most likely stay with them throughout their adult life as well.
You will have a healthier and stronger child, with the energy to enjoy their childhood.
Increasing Physical Health
Physical activity affects every part and aspect of the body; It improves bone strength, muscle strength, and endurance. It improves fine motor skills as well as gross motor skills. It holds their posture, gaining better coordination, balance, flexibility, stronger tendons, ligaments, and joints. Aerobic workout also enhances the health of your child’s heart, lungs, and blood vessels.
Fit kids will get less tired when doing physical activities, and it reduces their risk of getting injured.
Another rising concern for many parents is obesity. More and more children suffer from being overweight. Aside from affecting their mobility and self-esteem, it can cause significant diseases like heart problems and diabetes. Healthy eating habits and daily exercise are the best way to lose unnecessary weight.
For diabetic children, it also improves the way the insulin works and helps to keep the blood sugar levels.