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    6 Ways To Sneak In Physical Fitness Activities Into Your Child’s Day

    As a parent, you can easily incorporate fitness exercises for kids throughout the day without having to go on a run or do push-ups. No sweat! Physical activity does not have to be completed in a school P.E. class, nor on the playground, nor even at the gym pumping iron. Parents can help kids stay…

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    Benefits of short duration exercises for children

    While the benefits of exercise for children and adults are well-known, the duration and the type of daily exercise is not widely discussed. Well-known studies recommend 1 hour of moderate to strong daily exercise for children and adults. It also happens that for many children, sparing even 1 hour of time for physical activity becomes…

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    When Boredom Strikes – 4 Ways to Keep Kids Engaged And Active

    Most parents would like to see their kids occupied doing things that help them develop skills. But kids, on the other hand, might find themselves bored — especially when they are unoccupied, youngsters usually seek out the attention of their parents. Indeed, parents cannot be heroes all the time, attending to the needs of their…

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    Exercise or physical activity is a fundamental prerequisite for physical, mental and nutritional wellness, and plays a major role in a child’s cognitive and emotional development. Further, a good exercise routine is highly helpful in building physical strength and overall body coordination. Physical activity became extremely crucial during the COVID-19 pandemic when our lifestyles took…

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    Digital Fitness Tracker For Kids: Advantages & Disadvantages

    What are the pros and cons of buying a fitness tracker for your child? This is an especially pertinent question when parents more than ever are using the devices to measure whether or not their kids are getting enough exercise, with fitness for kids in India becoming a more mainstream facet of a child’s daily…

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    What is holding back Indian kids from playing sports?

    Recently, when Bollywood actor R Madhavan and his wife Sarita decided to move to Abu Dhabi for their son Vedaant’s swimming training, it was popular news on several media platforms. Vedaant desired to represent India at the Olympics, and his parents believed in and supported his aspirations, something that’s quite unconventional among Indian families.    Although enrolling kids in all kinds of extracurricular activities after school hours has become a trend in recent years, academic performance still takes center stage for most parents. Getting involved in regular physical activity can…

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    Physical Fitness & All-Round Development in Kids

    Holistic fitness is a direct approach to maintaining mental, spiritual and physical fitness, incorporating nutrition and mindfulness to achieve an overall sense of wellbeing.  Physical fitness for children is not solely to burn calories, but helps in mental well-being and nutrition.   ‘Holistic’ basically means looking at something as a ‘whole’. In the world of fitness, it means being conscious of good…

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    Fitness and sports are often clubbed together, with most parents not really knowing the importance of both in their child’s development as a healthy human being. In addition to improving physical health, fitness programs for teens and kids can help improve various facets of mental, emotional, and social health.  A better fitness lifestyle can do wonders in enhancing a child’s performance in…

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    Building the Right Posture in Kids

    “Bad posture can lead to increased strain on the muscles, ligaments, joints and bones,” says Dr Redman. “As a child is growing, bad posture can lead to abnormal positioning, abnormal growth of the spine and, ultimately, increased arthritis later in life.” Think of the times when children were burdened to carry school bags with heavy books. Many children…

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    5 ways to keep kids healthy and active

    One out of 10 children suffer from serious health conditions in India, including issues like obesity and diabetes, physical tiredness, unhealthy food cravings, and the list goes on. It is important to develop a good healthy schedule for your child so they can grow up to become a healthy individual. Healthy habits will help them…

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