(WVUE) - It's very important to educate young people about living healthy and active lifestyles. There's no better time to start than the present.
Here are some great exercises for children of all ages.
Elementary (3-10 years of age)
- Start in a standing position with feet together. Jump out with feet separated a hip width apart while bringing hands together above the head.
- Jump back to a neutral standing position with hands by side.
Repeat these motions for 3 sets of 20 reps.
Middle School (11-13 years of age)
- In a running position (going about 20 feet in distance), bring one heel at a time into the crease of your glutes (located near the upper hamstring). Run 20 feet away and return to starting point.
Repeat for 2 minutes
High School (14-18 yrs of age)
5 Series (Squat Challenge)