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Kids into fitness, how to help them swing into action

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Kids love to stay active, and most of the time kids don’t need too much motivation to engage in physical activities. However, sometimes children need some help to get started on a fitness activity from an adult or family member. This is particularly true when it comes to new activities that kids are not familiar with participating in. They may need some assistance from another professional, in the above video link; the writer’s daughter is receiving help from a staff person at a fitness center to be able to utilize a swing that drops her off into some soft blocks. Each time the writers daughter is given assistance from this staff member, she becomes more confident and actually starts to have a good time. The writer was amazed that this staff member worked with his daughter over and over again, and the enjoyment she was having.

The main key here is showing your child or children that fitness can be fun and not a dreadful activity that a person has to do. Because the problem is; that kids can fall in the same trap that adults can fall into, being preoccupied with TV and the internet. In addition, let’s face it, exercise activities can sometimes be tiring and challenging so; we as adults have to show our children, whatever way possible that exercise can be and should be an activity to look forward to. Look for additional assistance at these fitness centers, you may be surprised how eager they are to help you with your child. For more information please consult the writer through dadsonpowermode.com and check out those great links below for more ideas on how to inspire or swing your kids into physical action.

http://www.maxsportsandfitness.com/article/2012/9/5-ways-to-make-fitness-fun-for-kids.html

http://www.metroparent.com/Metro-Parent/November-2009/Making-Fitness-Fun-for-Kids

http://www.sheknows.com/how-to/articles/825727/5-exercises-kids-love

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