Any Physical activity that makes kids move is good for them. Regular exercise of kids can help them in improving their cardiorespiratory fitness, building strong bones and muscles, controlling weight, and reducing the risk of developing health conditions such as heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, and osteoporosis. Regular physical activities will also help in improving the symptoms of anxiety and depression.

With the exercise and workouts, kids not only improve their physical prowess but also critical and logical thinking ability. Also, it will help in the betterment of sleep and will lead to a better outlook

Now, being a parent of the kids, all you need to do is to plan time for your children to encourage them to do some exercise. It should be noted that your child won’t feel supported and boosted for physical activities and exercises if you don’t get yourself in as they do lack motivation if they find they are doing that on their own.

We don’t suggest you make your kids do all those heavy bodyweight exercises rather you could start with some basic functional form of exercises like running, stretching, and others.

In this article, we have enlisted a few easy exercises for kids that kids between the ages of 6 and 17 should be doing at least an hour every day.

 Top 5 Exercises for Kids:

  1. Running:
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Running is the simplest form of exercise which also happens to be every kid’s favorite. In most kids’ physical activities, Running emerges as the most integral part of the game. You being their parent or trainers can introduce different kinds of variation while running including butts kicks, high knees, side to side running, this way they only improve their muscles and brain power.

2. Squats:

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Squats are ye another great exercise for kids as these simple exercises improve leg strength and give a solid foundation to the little paws for all kinds of sports and fitness activities. Try to make your kids to try forward, backward, and side lunges as well as classic squats


3. Skipping :

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Skipping can be a great aerobic activity that can also improve your kid’s balance and coordination. The exercise for kids also keeps a check over your kid’s increasing weight, besides Skipping also can be an effective exercise for kids to increase their height.


4. Crab Walk:

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Crabwalk is yet another effective exercise for kids that helps kids to build their core and arm strength. All you can do is to start teaching your kids how to perform this movement (moving using both hands and feet gripped to the ground with legs bent at the knees).


5. Bear Crawl:

Bear Crawl
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The bear crawl is an exercise for kids which basically walking on all fours which are walking on hand and feet keeping your back up. It’s a great movement for your kids’ full-body exercise that challenges kids to use their limbs and core.



The information contained in this article is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as a health advice. We would ask you to consult a qualified professional or medical expert to gain additional knowledge before you choose to consume any product or perform any exercise.


Paayel is a correspondent at Sportz Business Magazine and pursuing Journalism from Lady Shri Ram college. She is an aspiring and passionate journalist, who is on her way to gain more knowledge and wisdom.

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