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Promoting Upper Body Strength in Kids

Bearing weight on upper limbs, moving arms and shoulder in a coordinated fashion, and performing daily tasks are some of the important reasons why upper body strength is vital. In general, outdoor play and sports interest many kids. It is the stage whereby physical activities facilitate further bone growth and muscle development. Likewise, trunk and back are put to the test, which is paramount to good posture and balance. As kids mature, they are bound to progressive work, recreation, and varied physical actions. Overall, gross and fine motor skills are enhanced when upper body is in great shape…

Read the article below to discover ways to build up the upper body strength.

Upper Body Strength in Children

(Credits to Dinosaur Physical Therapy)

– Kristen