From our sister site RecGymnastics.com:
Guest post by Alex from Amelia.com:
Gymnasts who perform at the highest level and win world championships or Olympic medals are awe-inspiring physical specimens who wow with their flexibility, strength, balance and coordination. Even if your child doesn’t aspire of practice gymnastics at that high a level, those foundational physical qualities can positively impact their lives away from the practice facility and, over time, even help them academically.
With the average child spending seven hours a daylooking at screens, the importance of putting youngsters in a program that makes physical fitness and interpersonal communication a priority is crucial for their continued development. As they inch closer to their teenage years, prioritizing physical activity and social interactions with other kids their age will put them in a great position to blossom into strong, capable young adults.
Let’s take a closer at the biggest gymnastics’ benefits for kids, starting with:
Lasting Health Benefits
Strong Social Benefits
Commitment and Discipline
Motor Skills, Balance and Coordination
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