Challenging children in fitness
- By Hannah Mahony -
- Aug 10, 2012
What better time to begin a young person’s active interest in sport and fitness than summer 2012. Just an hour of moderate exercise per day – can according to the British Medical Association, transform a child’s life, and their health.
Frequent activity can help stop weight gain, prevent diabetes, joint problems, high blood pressure and heart problems that may occur in later life as well as:
• Encourages strong bones and muscles
• Keeps healthy weight
• Increases confidence and self-esteem
• Improves balance and co-ordination
• Builds flexibility and endurance
• Encourages healthier lifestyle habits
Virgin Active is committed to helping children achieve their full potential and develop into active adults – as a result they have a brilliant selection of activities specially developed for each stage their lives – backed by a host of accreditations.
Visit the Virgin Active website to find out more about the specialist clubs available:
4- 8 years
Active Academy. 10 plus