© 2014-2018 by North American Fitness and Health. 

Health Information and Statistics

 

A Very Short Overview of American Youth and Adolescent Fitness


The current generation of children may be the first in human history whose average life span may be shorter than their parents. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 1/3 of children are considered to be overweight or obese.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our youth will benefit from the activity. At NAFH we intend to begin reversing the devastating effects of juvenile obesity and associated diseases. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benefits of Physical Activity for Children

 

  • Improve performance in school - Kids are calmer, focused and more alert as a result of exercise

 

  • Help with weight management - Decrease body fat

 

  • Improve self esteem and overall mental health

 

  • Improve cardiovascular health

 

  • Improve quality of sleep

 

  • Decrease blood pressure

 

  • Learn to cooperate and compete in a fun environment

 

  • Learn to live a healthier lifestyle