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children around the world to “Eat Wise and Exercise!”

Stretch-n-Grow of Winston-Salem (and the Triad), North Carolina
Jennifer Hansel - Owner/Director
(336) 287-1193  |  sngws@aol.com

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11/14/2016

Children's Exercise Programs Reduce Many Unfavorable Actions

Children are naturally curious and active it is usually their first instinct to go out and about and enjoy running around. Directing this energy correctly can have a very positive impact on their health, their confidence and their overall performance in school and other areas. Children that participate in exercise programs and other fitness routines specifically designed for kids can help them avoid many problematic situations.

3 Negative Areas That Can Be Reduced with Help from a Children's Fitness Program

  • Excessive television time. Children are that are guided towards a more active lifestyle are more likely to watch less television. They grow fond of physical activities and begin to prefer them over less engaging activities that are less productive. Watching television is a leisure activity that needs to be well moderated and it is crucial to avoid an excess of it. For more information on the importance of reduced screen time, read this post.
  • Bad eating habits.  Fitness classes that provide a well-centered approach to health and well-being make children more aware of the importance of staying active and focusing on good habits. It teaches them about their bodies and their nutrition needs and helps them experience the benefits of good eating habits, allowing them to make better eating choices.
  • Mischief.  Staying active and taking part in fun exercise classes can help children canalize their energy productively. The strong focus on positivity and good sportsmanship that these type of fitness programs provide encourage children to focus their actions towards a positive change in their lives. This also creates more awareness towards others and their surroundings.

The Ideal Children's Fitness Program

The younger a child starts to learn about the importance of staying healthy and making good choices the more they will grow with a positive outlook. Help your child start on the right path to a healthier and more rewarding lifestyle. Contact Stretch-n-Grow in Winston/Salem today at (336)287-1193 and let them provide a positive environment where your child can grow and have fun.