Consumer Reports for Kids asked some students should kids get more exercise
The results were: Yes 83% No 17%."Everybody needs exercise! I think kids should get as much as they can , " said one student. That is definitely the right attitude to have. Be positive and feel not just good, but great about yourself. Whenever you're not feeling good about yourself, exercise and get your self-esteem going way up. We bet that if you start exercising more than you already are, you'll feel about 99.9% better about the way you look and feel!
Here are some different exercises for you to do:
Ride your bike
Use small weights to strengthen muscles
Walk or Jog
Clean your room
It is suggested that you get at least 30 minutes of exercise a day. Remember don't forget to drink water! As you exercise your body loses the water that you need.
Also suggested are strength training muscles. You can train muscles by doing just a few exercise good for kids.
|level 1 (15 minutes)||level 2 (20 minutes)||level 3 (25 minutes)|
|body weight squats (2 sets with 12-15 reps)||dumbbell squats (sets 3 sets 10-12 reps)||dumbbell squats (sets 3 15-17 reps|
|incline pushups (2 sets 10-15 reps)||incline pushups (sets 2 reps 10-12)||flat push ups sets (3 reps10-12)|
|crunches (2 sets 10-15 reps)||modified leg raises ( sets 3 reps 10-12)||modified leg raises sets 2 reps 10-12)|
|one-arm row (2 sets 12-15 reps)||one arm row (sets 2 reps 10-12)||crunches (sets 3 reps 10- 12)|
|standing press (2sets 12-15 reps)||standing press (sets 2 reps 10-12 reps)||one arm row (sets 3 reps 10-12)|
|one leg calf extension (each leg ) (2 sets 12-15 reps)||one leg calf extension sets 2 reps 12-15 reps.||one leg calf extension (sets 3 reps 12-15 reps|
One leg calf extension - strengthens ankles and calves with additional balance training.
1.place one hand against a wall or stable chair and lift one foot.
2.stand on your toes, pressing up as far you can. Keep your weight over the ball of your foot and ankle straight
while using as little support for balance as possible.
3.Hold this position for two counts then slowly lower your body to the starting position.
Feel and look cool like this guy!