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A Career in Teaching Exercise to Children
A Career in Teaching Exercise to Children
Love exercise? Love kids? Ever thought about combining the two and making a career out of teaching exercise to kids? With the increasingly couch-based lifestyle that…...
Activities for 6-8 Year Olds
Activities for 6-8 Year Olds
A look at age appropriate activities for children aged six to eight, stressing the need for daily exercise to be a part of every child’s life....
Activities for 9-11 Year Olds
Activities for 9-11 Year Olds
Ideas for incorporating activity into the lives of children aged nine to eleven. Includes tips for making fitness a family thing....
Activity Recommendations for 5-12 Year Olds
Activity Recommendations for 5-12 Year Olds
A look at exercise recommendations for kids aged 5-12, including specific activity recommendations, breaking the ages into two groups. Includes current UK guidelines…...
Climbing Frames and Other Equipment
Climbing Frames and Other Equipment
Information about climbing frames, swingsets, and play centres for children. Includes safety information as well as ideas on choosing the best set for the family....
Dance and Musical Activity
Dance and Musical Activity
A look at music and movement for children aged 3-5, from dancing in their homes to enrolling in organised classes. Includes information about a few popular children's…...
Fitness Programs and Personal Trainers for Kids
Fitness Programs and Personal Trainers for Kids
Information about fitness programs, personal trainers, and other ways of helping kids to achieve and maintain a healthy weight and overall fitness....
Fun Facts: How Fast Can We Go?
Fun Facts: How Fast Can We Go?
Since records began, people have been trying to become faster, through better training and improved nutrition....
Fun Gadgets to Encourage Exercise
Fun Gadgets to Encourage Exercise
Everyone knows why it’s good to exercise, but sometimes it’s hard to get up the enthusiasm. There are a number of gadgets that might keep the kids interested long…...
Gymnastics
Gymnastics
A look at the benefits of gymnastics for children. Includes tips on finding a good coach, with a focus on fun and fitness....
How Much Exercise do Kids Need?
How Much Exercise do Kids Need?
Kids need daily exercise for health and fitness, but how much do they need? Looks at levels of recommended activity for kids and suggests ways for kids to incorporate…...
How to Keep Kids Fit on a Sensible Budget
How to Keep Kids Fit on a Sensible Budget
How to help your children enjoy sport without breaking the bank....
Is Your Child Doing Enough Exercise?
Is Your Child Doing Enough Exercise?
The findings of a new study into exactly how much exercise children get when playing sport....
Kids Who Hate Exercise
Kids Who Hate Exercise
Kids need around 60 to 90 minutes exercise a day, but some kids just hate the thought of exercise....
Running and Kids
Running and Kids
A look at the benefits and risks of running for kids. Stresses the need for parents and coaches to encourage running without pressuring kids to perform beyond healthy…...
The Walking Bus
The Walking Bus
A look at how the Walking Bus works and the benefits that it offers to children and the community. Includes tips for beginning a Walking Bus program at schools that…...
Why Children With Close Friends Exercise More
Why Children With Close Friends Exercise More
An overview of new research by academics which shows children who exercise with friends, exercise more....
Yoga For Children
Yoga For Children
A look at the benefits yoga for children, both physical and emotional; includes ideas about the right age to introduce yoga to children as well as stressing the…...
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