There is so much value in young chiildren and teens being active. Not only are there physical benefits, but emotional and mental benefits to being involved in fitness activities. Athletes at Athletic Perfection are engaged in skills that develop strength, flexibility and coordiation. In addition, their participation on a team adds the extra benefit of learning how to work with others and strive for common goals all while building life-long friendships. WIN-WIN!
Below is an article from CNN Health that reinterates the many benefits of physical activity for youth.