(Written by Liam Mathew) It’s never been more important to encourage your children to take up physical activity. Childhood obesity is on the increase and the only way to tackle it is with loads of exercise and a healthy diet. Probably the most popular exercise for both boys and girls is soccer. The competitive element takes the focus away from the fact they are working their bodies so hard. Kids love all sorts of ball games – and soccer is a brilliant way to get them running about outdoors.
But for parents that know nothing about soccer it can be hard to engage with children’s enthusiasm for the game. Take a little time to swot up on the rules of soccer (your kids will happily teach you!) and show loads of interest in order to help them keep their own interest up. Here are some ways you can get involved: [Read more...]