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10 Reasons Why Exercise is Good for Your Child

Exercise has been shown to reduce our risk of major diseases like heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancer, according to a large body of data. Regular physical activity can also improve our self-esteem, emotions, and sleep quality, making us less susceptible to stress, depression, and dementia, according to research. This is why it is very important to include your children in physical activities. However, as adults and children, we are becoming less active as a result of our modern lifestyles and increased reliance on technology.

Inactive children are more likely to become inactive adults, placing young people at risk of acquiring life-threatening diseases including heart disease and cancer, according to research. This is why it's critical to start encouraging exercise and staying in shape at an early age.

Regular exercise offers numerous health benefits for children and adolescents, including:

1. Increasing physical fitness 

2. Allowing children to socialize especially when they participate in team activities

3. Increasing your focus

4. Increasing academic performance

5. Developing a healthier heart, skeletons, and muscles

6. Promoting healthy development and growth

7. Boosting self-esteem 

8. Improving balance and posture

9. Stress reduction 

10. Getting a better night's sleep which can help reduce different diseases in children and adults.

Keeping it fun

It's critical to support your child and engage them in physical activities that they enjoy. Your youngster will not find the activity to be a chore and will be more likely to complete it once you encourage them. The type of action is determined by the person. So, team sports like football or basketball, joining a club or taking classes in sports like tennis, dance, or golf, or activities with friends and family like biking, walking, or swimming are all options for fitness. You should allow your children to take part in some of these activities to reap all the benefits listed above.

Source - https://www.gosh.nhs.uk/conditions-and-treatments/general-health-advice/leading-active-lifestyle/exercise-children-and-young-people/ 

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