TITLE

15-MINUTE MOVIES

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Scholastic Parent & Child;Apr2007, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information related to exercise for children. Three movements including push-ups, the plank and walking lunges, have been described that improve muscle strength and flexibility in children. Push-ups enhance the strength of arms and chest. The child needs to get down on his forearms and knees for the plank, which works on the abdominal muscles. Walking lunges is effective for strengthening legs and buttocks.
ACCESSION #
24714230

 

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