An astounding 30.4% of today’s youth are overweight and 15.5% are obese. In 2010, the number of overweight children is estimated to be 42 million! The prevalence of obesity has quadrupled over the past 25 years. Children should be learning about the dangers of being overweight and obese as well as engaging in daily fitness-based activities
The National Association for Sport and Physical Education recommends that kids get AT LEAST 60 minutes of physical activity each day ; however, most kids are not even close to meeting these guidelines. Further, the physical activity should be developmentally appropriate, be enjoyable, and include a variety of activities.
Power Up Bootcamp is designed specifically with youth’s needs in mind. We incorporate both fitness and nutrition education into every session. Classes consist of games and challenges that keep kids interested while strengthening their cardiovascular and muscular systems. Power Up Bootcamp is the perfect choice for any parent who wants their child to grow up healthy, strong, and have a lifelong love for fitness.
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