Why every Teenager should do some form of Fitness!

Baldivis Health and Fitness puts it this way!

Discipline and fitness are essential for teenagers for a variety of reasons as they play a crucial role in their physical, mental, and emotional development. Here are some key benefits:

  1. Physical health: Regular exercise and fitness activities help teenagers develop strong muscles, bones, and cardiovascular systems. It promotes a healthy weight, reduces the risk of obesity and related health issues, and enhances overall physical well-being.

  2. Mental health: Engaging in physical activities releases endorphins, which are natural mood boosters. Exercise can help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, improving the overall mental health of teenagers.

  3. Cognitive development: Studies have shown that regular physical activity positively influences cognitive functions such as attention, memory, and problem-solving skills. It can enhance academic performance and support learning abilities.

  4. Building discipline: Regular exercise and fitness routines require commitment and self-discipline. By developing discipline early on, teenagers can apply this skill to various aspects of their lives, such as academics, hobbies, and future careers.

  5. Self-esteem and confidence: Achieving fitness goals and staying disciplined instills a sense of accomplishment and boosts self-esteem. Feeling confident in their abilities can help teenagers navigate the challenges of adolescence more effectively.

  6. Social skills: Participating in team sports or group fitness activities provides opportunities for teenagers to interact with peers, develop teamwork skills, and build social connections. This can lead to the formation of meaningful friendships and a sense of belonging.

  7. Healthy habits for life: Cultivating discipline and fitness during adolescence can establish a foundation for a healthy lifestyle in adulthood. Teens who develop these habits are more likely to carry them into their adult years, leading to improved long-term health outcomes.

  8. Stress management: Adolescence can be a stressful time as teenagers face various academic, social, and personal pressures. Fitness activities serve as a positive outlet for stress, helping them cope with challenges in a healthier way.

  9. Improved sleep: Regular exercise and physical activity can contribute to better sleep quality and patterns, which are vital for a teenager’s growth and development.

Overall, discipline and fitness are not only beneficial for teenagers’ current well-being but also set them up for a healthier and more successful future. Encouraging teenagers to engage in regular physical activities and practice discipline can have a positive impact on various aspects of their lives.

Baldivis Health and Fitness together with XLR8 Obstacle Course launched the one and only XLR8 Teen Military Academy. 

XLR8 Teen Military Academy is designed to assist teens, aged 13 – 19, with their fitness, being active and resilient, help them become more secure in who they are, become more resilient to address poor behaviours and become more accountable for both their behaviours and their decisions. This program is ideal for adolescence demonstrating low self-esteem, lack of respect, way too much time on technology or simply to improve fitness make contact with others and reach their fullest potential.

For more information head over to Baldivis Health and Fitness’ website: www.baldivisfitness.com.au