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Stretching exercise for kids: Its benefits and safety measures to follow


In this power point presentation, we are going to learn about the need of stretching exercise for kids and what safety measures should followed by parents and kids while doing stretching exercises. This information is prepared by one of the best preschool in San Dimas CA i.e. Diamond Bar Montessori Academy. For more details, contact us: (909) 396-8747 – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Stretching exercise for kids: Its benefits and safety measures to follow

Stretching Exercise for Kids Its benefits and
safety measures to follow
  • Submitted By Salintha Gunasekara
  • (909) 396-8747

  • Everybody knows the importance of doing
    stretching exercises, especially for kids.
    In Preschool San Dimas, CA, children exercise
    regularly as it improves their cardiovascular
    health, bone density e and instills a good habit
    for life. Stretching helps in calming the mind,
    refreshing blood flow, managing stress, and
    increasing energy levels. There are some more
    reasons why children should practice stretching
    exercises regularly.

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  • Stretching exercises help them to improve their
    joint stability and mobility.
  • It reduces muscle tension, delays muscle fatigue,
    and improves muscular coordination.
  • In this time, when everyone is spending more time
    indoors, children may be sitting in tables or on
    the floor in one position for a longer time, and
    indulge themselves in various indoor activities.
    So it has become more important to exercise as
    well as stretch muscles.
  • A few minutes of stretching and warming up before
    exercising helps them to prepare their body to do
    different postures.

Safety Measures to Follow While Stretching
  • Although stretching is beneficial for children,
    wrong postures or overstretching may cause some
    problems. Therefore it is your responsibility to
    teach certain safety tips to children to avoid
    any injuries.
  • Always do some warm-up exercises at least 10 to
    15 minutes before doing the stretching exercises.
  • Stretching should be done before any sports or
    strenuous physical activities such as gymming,
    cycling, running, or playing any outdoor games.
    Warm-ups can be done after the activities also.
  • Children should not do stretching once in a
    while. They should be encouraged to practice
    stretching exercises regularly to maintain
    balance and improve their strength and

Safety Measures to Follow While Stretching
  • The Day Care San Dimas CA yoga teachers always
    insist on children do inhale and exhale normally
    while doing stretching exercises.
  • Every stretch needs to be held at least for 10 to
    30 seconds. Children should not bounce, jump,
    talk, or laugh while doing stretching.
  • Overstretching is not recommended as it may cause
  • Stretching exercises should be done evenly on
    both sides.
  • If any stretch causes a consistent pain, there
    may be an injury in that muscle. In such
    situations, please consult a doctor.
  • If the child has any medical condition, then talk
    to the doctor before starting any exercise.

  • Preschool San Dimas CA
  • (909) 396-8747
  • Address 23555 Palomino Dr, Diamond Bar,CA
    91765, United States
  • Now Serving Cities of Diamond Bar, Rowland
    Heights, Walnut, Chino Hills, Pomona, San Dimas

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