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4 Big Lessons Kids Learn Through Fitness

By Stack MVP, 10/09/19, 8:45AM CDT

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Read on for 4 lessons kids learn through fitness that could stick with them for a lifetime.

Youth fitness programs are an excellent way to keep your child active. But the benefits of training extend far beyond the body.

Weight training is a very powerful medium to develop a child's mentality. Some may ask: How will big biceps, strong legs and a fast mile time help your kids with school? With their behavior? Their quality of life?

Is weight training just another outlet to run them down and keep them under control?

Learning to lift weights responsibly is the perfect place to develop self-confidence, discipline, goal-setting and resilience. Let's dive into each of those traits a little deeper to uncover why weight training can build way more than muscle in young people.