Archive for April 14, 2014

Apr
14

There is More to Soccer Than Just Kicking a Ball

Teach me how to play soccer

It is no secret that the key to healthy lifestyle is eating right and getting plenty of exercise. This applies to children as well, as they need exercise to release pent up energy from sitting in class all day, and maintain their overall health. The American Heart Association recommends that children over the age of 2 should participate in some sort of exercise for at least an hour every day in order increase their life expectancy, and reduce the chances of developing cardiovascular diseases.

One of the best exercises for children is soccer. Popularly known around the world as “football,” soccer gives children a chance to constantly be on their feet, attentive, and coordinated. One 2010 study conducted by researches at the University of Copenhagen found that soccer provided an overall health and