Kids need a workout to stay active, and that means the perfect exercise for them is one they can do on their own.
Exercise for the hips is a great way to keep your kids active, even if they aren’t very active themselves.
Exercise is great for the whole family because it provides a healthy activity for kids that can be done by anyone, says Kathy Manners, a physical therapist in the Toronto area.
“I do hip abduction exercises with my patients.
If they don’t have hip abduction, they’re able to do hip dips, hip dips for kids,” says Manners.
It’s also a great exercise for toddlers and preschoolers.
Kids who don’t yet have hips can also learn to walk around on their hands and knees.
The hips exercise is great if your kids are in a car and want to get a little exercise on the side.
“They might want to pick up some crayons and play with them,” says Jennifer Strain, the owner of Strain Yoga in the Ottawa area.
The exercises are fun, safe and easy for kids to do on the go.
The only downside is that you might not be able to get the right form.
But if your child is having a hard time with the exercise, there are lots of exercises for them to do online.
There are lots, many different exercises that can help keep your child active and healthy.
Some are easy, like the push-up and sit-up exercises, while others require some strength and coordination.
The exercise for the hip can also be done in the shower or the backyard.
It doesn’t have to be as challenging as the exercises for the shoulders or chest, which are easier for kids.
For the hip, you might want a hip abductor.
It works the hip and gives kids a way to move and perform activities with their hips.
If you can’t find the right exercise, you can always go to a physical therapy center and try a hip abduction exercise.
There’s a whole range of hip exercises, and many of them have exercises that are fun for kids and their families, says Moesha DeHart, a family physician at St. Paul’s Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.
It also can be a great place for your kids to get an exercise that they can learn to do alone.
“My favorite thing is to put my kids in a group and have them do something like sit-ups,” says DeHart.
You can also try to do them on the floor and have their friends help them.
“Kids are very responsive to exercise and to movement, so it’s a great thing to do with them and your family,” says Strain.
There is no need to worry about your kids doing exercises that they may not be good at.
“If you have kids who are getting more exercise than they are able to, you’re going to have to adjust their activity level,” says Dr. Michael McNeill, a registered nurse in Ottawa who has done hip abduction for more than 15 years.
It might be time to find out if your kid can actually do the exercise.
“It’s a very common complaint among families that children are falling behind,” says McNeill.
“You have to give them time to catch up and you have to make sure they’re still doing it properly.”
If your child doesn’t do the exercises, your options are to find some alternatives that are safer and more appropriate.
“One of the things I see in the chiropractic community is they’re not really comfortable with exercises that require them to sit on the ground or to move in a certain way,” says Glynn McRae, a chiropractor in Mississauga, Ontario.
“So we have to teach them different types of exercises.
I don’t think it’s going to be the same as sitting on the couch, but I think it might be an option for them,” he says.
If your kids don’t like exercises, there is a way you can help.
“What you can do is have them put their hands on the exercises and say, ‘Don’t do that.
This is not safe,'” says St. Pierre.
“Then if they do it again, they will have learned that it’s not safe,” she says.
It can also help to have a safe space for your family to work together.
“When I was growing up, the parents would talk to each other,” says Schuette.
“Now we have social gatherings, we have people sitting around the table and sharing food and watching TV.
That’s really important, and it helps to have those safe times for them.”
With files from The Canadian Press and CTV’s Canadian Broadcasting Bureau