Four Reasons Why Your Kids Should Participate in Strength Training!

1. THE BENEFITS OF STRENGTH/RESISTANCE TRAINING
The benefits of strength training have been scientifically proven over time in countless studies. Strength training is key to motor skill development and athleticism. Moving with proper form requires adequate muscular strength. This does not mean they should be lifting heavy on principle. It should start with getting familiar with different types of resistance, like body weight, bands, free weights, lifting and pulling, pushing odd-shaped objects, etc.

Strength/Resistance training will:
· Improve body composition.
· Increase your child's muscular strength and endurance.
· Improvement in Neural mechanisms such as motor skill coordination increased motor unit activation.
· Protect your child's muscles and joints from activity or sports-related injuries

2. ACCESSIBLE, ADAPTABLE, AND CAN BE PERFORMED ALL YEAR ROUND.
Access to gyms, fitness facilities, or purchasing of equipment is more accessible than ever. There is also a wide range of products that allow for a wide range of abilities, allowing safety when participating in strength training. Strength/resistance training is also not seasonal. With the correct programming, strength training can be performed all year round, considering the individual's schedules and sports programs.

3. BUILDS GOOD HABITS AND CREATES ALIGNMENT TO MORE HEALTHIER HABITS
Strength/Resistance training to be effective requires consistency. The results come over time so creating a program and giving the child the ability to work on something creates habits that will last a lifetime. Being fit and strong requires more than just one thing to be done. Other healthy habits are necessary to be implemented to get the most out of your strength training. Creating a healthy relationship with food and drink and building good habits and routines around sleep are crucial to a healthy lifestyle and the ability to perform in your training, so the development of these habits as a result of your activity is created.

4. THERE IS NO REASON NOT TO!
With proper coaching, there is no reason for your child not to participate in strength training. No reason at all!

InnerFight provides a range of training programs and classes for your kids from as young as five years old contact us at winning@innerfight.com to get your child started with us today.

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