In the understanding of some people, a healthy child should be plump. Greater attention is not given to excess weight: it is believed that when the child grows up and stretches, the fat will “go away”. In fact, it is not so at all.
The problem of excess weight
Currently, every fifth child is overweight. Blame for this – and not without reason – lack of activity and an abundance of “hazards.” And the weight, in turn, becomes the cause of the child’s passivity and unwillingness to go in for sports – the person is simply embarrassed by himself.
One way to help a child break this vicious circle will be sport. Continue reading
The natural desire of any parent is to grow the child strong and healthy. Obviously, sports can help the child in this. However, there is not always an unequivocal answer to the question: at what age should a child be enrolled in a particular sports section or school?
Of course, everything is very individual here. What matters is the sex of the child, the degree of his development, and finally, a predisposition to any kind of sport. In this case, it is simply necessary that the child himself would have the desire to practice, because attending the “hard labor” workouts chosen by his parents will only negatively affect his mental health. If parents do not take into account the child’s readiness to play sports, they may be faced with the fact that the child will soon be asked to pick him up from the section. Continue reading
What is body flexibility, what does it depend on and why does it need to be developed? What role does flexibility play in sports and everyday life? How to work on flexibility at home, the best exercises.
When they talk about the flexibility of the body, they mean the ability of a person to make movements with high amplitude. In everyday life, the amplitude of body movements will be short, increasing flexibility is achieved by stretching. Continue reading