There is a long-running debate on the topic of when kids should take up strength training; specifically, weight training. Articles and opinions have varied on the subject, and for a long time the general consensus was “it’s not safe for kids to lift weights.” However, more recent research is starting to show that that’s not
Approaching a reward triggers dopamine. Dopamine alerts your attention to things that meet your needs. How you define your needs depends on your unique life experience. Each time dopamine flowed in your youth, it connected neurons in your brain. Now you’re wired you to meet your needs in ways that felt good in your past.
Oxytocin or the love hormone also known as the cuddle hormone that works a lot like ‘e’ or ecstasy, so I’ve been told. But in no way am I promoting any kind of drugs whatsoever. However do you find your child to be socially inept or just plain ole shy? Findings have shown that children
As parents today, most of us have had parents, father/mother figures or authoritative guardians who have nurtured us into the adults we are today. And the natural tendency is to use the same tactics and in some case not using the same tactics on our children. Basically meaning we have probably learnt from our parents’
1. Make sure your child drinks enough fluids Children have special fluid needs. Compared to adults, kids are more likely to suffer a heat illness when exercising in the heat. Give your kids a sports drink to prevent fatigue and dehydration. Studies show that lightly sweetened, flavoured, non-carbonated beverages such as sports drinks do a