To parents and educators: Your efforts to encourage our children to exercise more and instill in them the wisdom of good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle will yield years of dividends in these young people’s lives. (…and the benefits mentioned are for adults too.)
What can you do? How do you stimulate your children to exercise - to move - indoors? Whether you or your are home with your kids, it's important that one of you is getting everyone off the couch and elevating heart rates - while still giggling and having fun, of course.
Simply, because exercise increases insulin sensitivity and improves carbohydrate metabolism. It also lowers blood pressure and strengthens the entire cardiovascular system including their heart and lungs. Children who exercise regularly are less likely to become overweight and they will have a control of their body fat. Meanwhile, overweight children will be able to reduce their body weight and body fat due to the physiological effects of burning fat while exercising. In addition, exercise for children also enjoy the following health benefits. Read on.
was created by a physical education teacher in 1989 as a method of motivating children to exercise. The event is an international celebration of health, more commonly known as All Children Exercise Simultaneously, or ACES Day.