Blog by : Saheefa Tanveer
There’s no scarcity of activities that you can make your child do. They are sure to find some form of exercise that they enjoy.If you get your child to stay fit when he is young, you are sure to make it a habit for him for many decades to come.
Few ways you can encourage your child to exercise :
Find a fun activity :
Help your child find a sport that he enjoys. The more he enjoys the activity, the more likely he will continue it. Get the entire family involved. It is a great way to spend time together.
Provide active toys.
Young children especially need easy access to balls, jump ropes, and other active toys.
Be a role model.
Children who regularly see their parents enjoying sports and physical activity are more likely to do so themselves.
Play with your child.
Help them learn a new sport.
Turn off the TV.
Limit TV watching and computer use. no more than 1 to 2 hours of total screen time, including TV, videos, computers, and video games, each day. Use the free time for more physical activities.
Motivate your kid to be active
Teach them the joy of outdoor games outstanding the indoor ones or video games. make some time to play with your child to motivate them to play them hence building more of Family bonds.
Make some time for exercise
Children these days are very busy with their home work and other activities make sure your child gets the enough exercise for one day.
Food and drinking
Keep an account of the amount of junk your child intakes per day. Feed them with healty food to keep them fit and healthy.
Exercise along with a balanced diet provides the foundation for a healthy, active life. This is even more important for children who are obese. One of the most important things parents can do is encourage healthy habits in their children early on in life.
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