Exercise Helps Children’s Physical Development Exercise develops Muscle Strength: Muscle strength helps to reduce children’s risk of injury. Lifting things, including their own body weight, keeps them healthy and strong, so they feel much healthier in themselves and function optimally. Due to an ever increasing sedentary lifestyle for kids, there are plenty of ways in which you can encourage them to be active.
•Make being active a part of daily life, like walking to school rather than driving.
•Embrace a healthier lifestyle yourself, so you’ll be a positive role model for your family.
•Be active together as a family