"A study was done examining participation in extracurricular physical activity. They wanted to see if exercise during the school day promoted academic gains for children. In other words, the aim was to test whether physical activity breaks during the school day had a positive effect on fluid intelligence and academic achievement. Previous research done by Reed et al. (2010) found that physical activity breaks did indeed improve fluid intelligence." Read the full article for their findings on how children exercising improves learning.
“Should You Allow Your Child To Weight Lift? …In this article, we will review common concerns with weightlifting in youth. We will delve into why this has often faced stigma. The conclusion is that these fears are largely ungrounded. In our discussions of youth, we refer to any individuals above the age of 6 years.” Read the full article for more information on weightlifting for children.
"Over the last few decades, we have seen childhood physical activity levels decline across the globe (Ng, 2014). With this has come an increased incidence of childhood obesity. There is also an associated increase in childhood cardiovascular disease and mental illness and severe declines in cardiorespiratory fitness. In short, it’s a pretty sorry state of affairs.Which is why it is essential that we make increasing childhood activity level a key priority. As you would expect, parents have a very important role in making this change and ensuring it happens." Read the full article to learn more about your role in your child's fitness.
“Blowing away long-held beliefs of how inheritance operates in humans, comes a new theory that suggests your everyday life may be modifying the set of genetic instructions you transmit to your offspring. For instance, physical exercise and a healthy diet prior to impregnation or fertilization (in the case of males) could have lasting effects on the health of offspring.” Read more about how your health can be inherited by your kids.
Research was done that examined whether participation in extracurricular physical activity during the school day promoted academic gains for children. The aim of their study was to test whether physical activity breaks during the school day had a positive effect on fluid intelligence and academic achievement.Read the Research
Over the last few decades, we have seen childhood physical activity levels decline across the globe, with associated increases in obesity, cardiovascular disease, and mental illness, simultaneously rising rapidly in the process. With this in mind, it is integral that we start to take those first few important steps to increase the activity levels of our children.Read the Research
Research was done that investigated the effects of acute exercise on motor memory in 3rd and 4th-grade students. The aim of the study was to identify whether an acute bout of exercise following a motor skill task in the classroom could improve retention of motor memory.Read the Research
We know that aerobic exercise has positive effects on brain health and cognition. Recently, a greater emphasis has been placed on the relationship between aerobic exercise and brain health in the developmental years.Read the Research
Constantly I worry about how much nutrition and exercise my kids get. While I try my hardest to get their fruits, vegetables, and daily exercise in, it seems I fall short some days. My kids love their vitamins and it eases my mind knowing they are getting in their nutrition every day. They also LOVE the fun workouts in the box. Best purchase.
My kid’s favorite part about this box is the recipes. She loves to cook and getting new recipes every month is great especially since they are healthy. The vitamins are also delicious (I sneak some occasionally)!