Tag: Children’s fitness

The weighting game: Olympic lifting for children

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David Parker explains why Olympic weightlifting is a beneficial and suitable activity for children and adolescents. This summer, the world’s best Olympic weightlifters will compete for gold in the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. Non-competitive Olympic weightlifting has increased in participation1 and many younger people are taking up the activity. However, should children and adolescents [...]

Let’s get kids dancing!

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With childhood obesity on the rise, more initiatives are targeting children who may be less interested in group sports. Synergy Dance has channelled its efforts to gain maximum exposure for its inclusive dance programme. With more than one in four of us doing fewer than 30 minutes of physical activity a week and one in [...]