Sports & Activities
4 Tips To Stop Childhood Obesity In Its Tracks
Obesity is one of the biggest health crises of modern times, particularly affecting children. We are living in a world of ever-increasing amounts of fast food, where sedentary lifestyles have become more and more common: studying, working and being in front of computers and tv. It's only natural for parents to worry about their child [...]
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Aerobic or Anaerobic Exercise For Kids – Which Is Better?
There is no doubt that physical activity for children is key to their development. Regular exercise and sports not only keeps their bodies healthy but also helps them develop mentally too. Not only will it help keep them fit but it will also help them learn about teamwork along with learning about winning and losing. [...]
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Free Play For Children – Broken Down
Play is as important to your child's physical and psychological development as good nutrition is to proper growth. It can be difficult to work out what the best play opportunities for your child are, with so many classes and structured activities available. As a parent, you also have to combat the growing multitude of screen [...]
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Children playing sports can lead to a positive attitude in later life
Children all over the world are finding confidence and self-esteem in the sports they love. Whether it's football, cricket or gymnastics, there is a sport for every child out there. Sports are a fantastic starting point for a child to give them the skills they need for the rest of their lives - but these [...]
How to motivate children into becoming more active
It can be very challenging for parents and carers to motivate their children into doing exercise, sports and physical activity. Children from the ages of six to seventeen need at least one hour of moderate to vigorous exercise a day and bone-strengthening exercises like running or jumping should be carried out three times a week. [...]
The positive effects of exercise and sport on children’s studies
You might be well versed in the health benefits of regular exercise and sport for your child, but what about the academic benefits? Exercise can have an incredibly beneficial impact on studies, and children who take part in physical activity regularly are more likely to succeed academically. Let's explore the link between sport and study [...]
Be a hero: how to inspire and be an effective role model
PE stands for physical education, but sport can teach children so much that isn't physical. Sport can aid a child's personal development in a myriad of ways, from learning how to function as part of a team, to learning those leadership skills that will aid them as adults. However, a child's personal development depends on [...]
Is rugby a good sport for kids?
Rugby, whether league or union, is a great sport for developing a number of valuable skills and attitudes in kids. While there has been some focus on the potential dangers of the sport to the health of elite athletes, sticking to proper protocols and focusing on safety during coaching makes this a superb sport for [...]
Could a sports franchise be right for you?
If you're looking for a change of career, and want to get involved with something that could really make a difference to individuals and the community, a sports franchise could be right up your street. Here's everything you need to know. What is a franchise in sport? If you're not familiar with franchising, the first [...]
Can sport really be all-inclusive?
Lots of parents wonder whether or not sport can really be inclusive. The short answer is - yes, it can! This of course depends on a variety of factors but there are lots of options for all-inclusive sports for children, you just have to get out there and look for them. While ultra-competitive leagues may [...]