Fitness is an important part of our lives.
There’s no doubt about that at all.
That goes for our little ones as well.
Are you finding the time to go to the gym and eat well?
While our kids shouldn’t really be pumping iron at young ages, there’s nothing wrong with a healthy interest in sport. In fact, it should be encouraged!
Competitive sports are a great way for our kids to get fit, let off some steam and make new friends in a team. There are loads of other benefits as well! Competition allows our brains to learn faster, it teaches us to give 100 percent to tasks, it gives us coping mechanisms and most importantly - it is fun!
Giving your kids access to a new community is a good idea. It’s too easy to allow the children to keep pent up in the house. The little ones have bags upon bags of energy to expend and allowing them to expend that energy in a sport isn’t going to hurt. Not only that, but they are going to be exposed to mentors and plenty of new friends. It’s great way to form a lifelong hobby.
What sport thought? Parents.com listed the five best sports for kids and among them are softball, football and walking.
We’ll leave the jury decision on the latter for now.
We can focus on football. In the UK, you’re just a stone’s throw away from a football club and it’s plastered all over the telly. It’s not hard to foster an interest in football. It’s also a cheap hobby - football boots and gear isn’t even going to touch £100 if you shop in the right places.
Football is a great team sport that is easy to play and difficult to master, meaning it can be a real long-term hobby for your children. What’s more it is a very rewarding sport that offers a chance at victory every single week - and football trophies by Premier Trophies can show your little baller that he’s on the path to greatness! If you're next to a large football club, there will be opportunities for your kids to get involved with schools over the summer - which is a great way to introduce them to the sport, or build their skills.
Just make sure that football isn't their only focus in life!
Swimming is also a great sport that you can do rather cheaply, and it’s something you can get involved in as well! A few lengths of a pool with your kids isn’t a bad idea and if your children swim like fishes, they can go far in the sport!
We wrote earlier about the benefits of swimming and they are quite abundant. It’s a great way for the whole family to stay fit and active - who doesn’t love a splash about?
As important as doing well at a sport may be, it's more important to start and there's no better time than right now.