A study has revealed that the most active kids tend to be more healthier than any other kids.
This also contributes to how they behave in a day today basis and improves their performance.
However, today most Children spend their time watching TVs playing video games and using social media which apparently has been claimed to be a mjor source of cyber bullying as well as immorality.
Lack of exercises for children has been proved to increase stress in children which is a health risk and can slow or even stop brain development and physical growth.
It can also contribute to lack of sleep in children which is very important.
Lack of enough sleep, it can lead to attention problems, short-term memory loss, and inconsistent performance, which will eventually impact on their grades.
Exercise boosts blood flow to the brain, helping children in concentration to alertness to problem solving. Moderate activity increases brain function, cognition and academic performance in children.
Lack of exercise can also make it more difficult for your child to maintain a healthy weight and regulate blood.
To maintain healthier life for the child help them do a variety of age-appropriate activities that are developmentally appropriate.
You can also set a regular schedule of physical activities that will help them get used to the idea of being active, and with time it will become hard for them to remain sedentary for long hours.
For this to happen parents need to teach and tell their chiuldren what to do especially when it comes to co-curricular activities since it is easy for children to do what they see than told.
One way is to exercise and play together as a family. This will be fun and children will always want to come back for more.
Parents should limit the number of hours their children spend on tablets and other gadgets, leading to them having very little time for physical activities. This can be cut to an hour a day or less for children of two to five years.
As a parent delegate programmes that helps in growth and development.
Making a physical activity social can also help make children enjoy it. Invite your children’s friends and make it a contest between you and them, and they’ll probably have more fun. Try and see who can run faster, jump higher or do more push-ups and give the winner a prize.
Involving kids in household chore can also help them remain active. Task them to take their plate to the kitchen and wash it after eating, ask them to help wash the car or have them wash their handkerchiefs and fold their clothes sometimes, too.