Children today spend more time in front of the television or the computer. Life has become more sedentary for children as they log onto social networking websites rather than actually socializing. As parents you would need to push your child to some form of activity and reduce their sedentary time. Children and adolescents need to take part in some form of exercise or activity which is of moderate intensity everyday; it can last from forty to sixty minutes. As a parent you would need to be active and fit for your children to follow the line. You can consider working out together with your child as it will increase bonding and setting up an example for your kid. What can your overweight or obese child take up for exercise? Just about anything that is of moderate intensity and does not put too much pressure on the body and mind. Remember to warm up by stretching or walking around to reduce any possibility of injuries.
Some examples of workout for your overweight child are
Apart from regular activity, encourage your child to choose practical and effective method of exercise on a daily basis like:
While you are encouraging your child to sweat it out, you would also need to