In Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah many children get little or no extra-curricular exercise. This is a growing concern for many parents in the UAE.
The modern world is becoming more sedentary but there are many ways to add more exercise and fitness to your kid’s and teenagers lives.
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If you are looking for a professional personal trainer, sports or fitness coach for your kids or teenagers in the UAE the questions and answers below provide some great advice and tips.
Now more than ever, many kids and teenagers in the UAE get little to no extra-curricular exercise. This is an upward trend as more children spend time at home more engaged with gadgets like smartphones, games consoles and TV.
Many parents are concerned about their children’s weight and general fitness levels and they are right to be worried.
A lack of physical exercise in youth can become a problem as children grow. Hiring a children’s fitness personal trainer in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah or RAK can help in many ways. Personal training not only helps with weight management and children’s fitness but it also educates kids and teens about the importance of doing more daily exercise.
Working with kid is a specialist area for personal trainers. Using their skills and knowledge they can help exercise seem like fun and not a chore that needs to be done.
There are many different ways to add more fitness to your children’s lifestyle, including
Sports programs. Any sport can have a positive impact on kids fitness. This includes football coaching, playing tennis, rugby, swimming, kickboxing, athletics and more. Sports training is great for fitness but also good in other ways too. It helps children become team players, problem solvers and more.
General fitness coaching. For kids and teens in the UAE who are overweight, underweight of just lack physical activity a general fitness program is ideal. This can include elements of crossfit, bootcamp and other activities that are fun to do and constantly changing. This helps children who get bored quite easily.
Nutrition and diet coaching. It can be the case for many UAE parents that they are too busy to plan well-balanced meals everyday for their families. This can lead to eating more unhealthy take out foods. Take out now and then is fine but when it becomes the main source of your family meals it can be problem. A children’s fitness personal trainer who is also qualified to provide meal planning and nutrition advice can really help you plan your family meals better.
There are plenty of physical activities that children in the UAE can do. However, getting your kids motivated to do exercise can be a challenge. This is where a professional PT can help. Using their experience and knowledge of working with children they can create fitness programs that are designed to engage children’s focus and attention. These workout classes will seem more like fun than simply a chore.
Unless you are knowledgeable about fitness and exercise methods yourself it can be difficult to know what fitness activities would be best suited to your kids or teens goals but using a professional coach does take the pressure off.
Personal fitness coaches in the UAE who are fully qualified to work with kids can help with diet and nutrition advice too.
Each bodybuilding coach listed on the UAE Personal Trainers website set’s their own pricing policy. The price will vary from trainer to trainer.
Packages and PT discounts can usually be provided based on the number of personal training sessions booked in advance and more. You can contact any of the coaches on the UAE Personal Trainers website for more information about their pricing.
If you decide that at home personal training for kids or teens is the right method for you in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah or RAK you don’t need any kind of special training equipment. Your chosen training will visit you at home with any required training and exercise kit.
There are also sports fitness coaches in the UAE who can help with group fitness training and many will have their own facilities.
This really depends on their goals and needs. It’s best to speak with a personal trainer to get a better understanding of how many sessions children and teens might require.
For example, if they want to learn a sport like kickboxing, tennis or swimming it might take less time than if they need to simply lose a few pounds and get in better shape.
Children can take their training sessions at home, in your building gym, outdoors or even at the PT’s training centre.
Yes, most personal trainers, sports and fitness coaches in the UAE will offer great discounts if you pre book a set number of sessions. Seasonal discounts might also be available during different times of the year and also for off-peak hours.
Most adults choose to train 2 – 3 times per week depending on how fast they want to reach their fitness goal. The same number of training times can be applied to children and teens in the UAE but it’s really a matter of personal preference.
The Personal Trainer profile pages on the UAE Personal Trainers website include all the information you need to find the right coach for your kids.
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