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How Many Calories Can You Burn?

You may already know that exercise encourages your body to burn fat. You see, when your muscles get to work they have a bit of stored energy, but after a while they make energy by using the stored fat around your body. This is great news if you have a bit of fat to spare, and grown-ups like to exercise …Continue reading →

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What is Fitness?

Most kids know that fitness is important for health. The grown-ups are always banging on about it after all aren’t they? Just as you’ve settled down to a great computer game dad says ‘Get off that Playstation’ after only 3 minutes. When you’re lying in bed on a Saturday reading a comic, mum chases you up and asks if you would like …Continue reading →

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On Your Bike!

Do you own a bike? Are you big enough to cycle to school? Does a grown-up take you on bike rides or do you play out on bikes with your friends? If yes then there’s good news – cycling is fabulous for your fitness! It helps your muscles in your legs and bottom get strong It helps with your cardiovascular fitness …Continue reading →

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A Healthy Heart

  One thing that always makes me giggle are the Valentine’s Day cards that say “You have my heart” or something equally daft. The truth is, no one really has your heart – You have it and it’s safely beating away in your chest because you need it! Here’s why: Your heart is in your chest and beats continually, even when you are sleeping. It …Continue reading →

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Awesome Athletics For Kids

  You may have been hearing a thing or two about the olympics lately. London 2012 is what everyone is talking about, and it’s very likely that your teachers have been trying to improve your athletic skills in preparation for sports day. So now that the weather is better, how about getting outside and practising some skills so you can …Continue reading →

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Get Up And Dance!

So you’re a bit bored and its raining outside. How about having a little boogie? Now we’re not suggesting that any of us are good enough to throw those shapes in the picture above, and perhaps you shouldn’t try it unless you want to end up in bandages! But you can dance in your own little way and dancing is an …Continue reading →

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Let’s Play Outside!

  Are you fed up with being indoors? Have all your toys and games lost their appeal? Do you need to stretch your body? If the answer is yes then it’s time to play outside? Get the right gear on your body and feet. Do you need a sunhat or raincoat? Wellies or pumps? Dress for the weather, tell a …Continue reading →

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