Fitness And Kids – FIT-4-Kids, An Exercise Program Just For Kids by Cadman Peterson

Fitness And Kids – FIT-4-Kids, An Exercise Program Just For Kids
 by: Cadman Peterson

Introducing kids to a healthy lifestyle can be a challenge in our fast food, video game laden society. Thirty minutes once a week in P.E. class isn’t nearly enough to maintain the cardiovascular system, much less keep an overall healthy bodyweight. One thing that P.E. class has right though is that classes are fun and they allow kids to socialize. The Fit Express’ FIT-4-Kids exercise program along with their specially-made kids exercise equipment gives kids what they need and want.

So little Johnny’s not thrilled about running 30 minutes on a treadmill? It’s already hard enough for adults, who understand the importance, to exercise on a consistent basis. I’ve trained children, I can tell you from experience they get distracted and bored even easier. Introducing health and wellness at an early age is important and it’s up to us to give them a fun option.

There many ways kids can get physical exercise from after-school sports, jungle gyms, parks, recreational centers, kids gyms. However, most of these don’t consist of a strict program (that doesn’t feel strict) that makes them do at least 30 minutes of continuous cardiovascular exercise and also includes functional strength training using complete range of motion for all of the body’s muscle groups. The FIT-4-Kids exercise program contains the key aspects of fitness and provides cardio and strength exercises in a safe, fun and sociable way.

Fluid Interval Training (i.e. FIT) works very similar to circuit training. Exercise machines (each working different muscle groups) are placed in a circle or other arrangement. Every 2 minutes a central timer goes off and everybody switches to a different machine that they do continuously for the next 2 minutes. This allows multiple muscle groups to be worked simultaneously, the heart rate stays up, and it doesn’t get boring. Two minute timer’s just a suggestion; custom workouts can be…

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