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7 Fitness Apps that will keep kids physically active

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When the weather is getting cold and kids are lazy to be outdoors, it can be difficult to get them physically active. Here are 10 fitness apps your kids would enjoy while keeping them active:

1. I Am Love: Kids’ Yoga Journey

Children is guided through 13 different Yoga posses that are demonstrated by kids. This app is “Highly recommended” by the US Surgeon General as a healthy app choice. It helps kids feel great about themselves, reduces stress and relaxes them before bed time.

    • Ages: 4+
    • Availability: iOS & Android
    • Price: $3.99 (iOS) & $0.99 (Android)

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2.  Geocaching

It is an outdoor treasure hunt game. Geocaching uses GPS coordinates in an attempt to find a specific treasure hidden at a location. The app is like a toolbox that gives you all the instructions needed to find the treasures. An adult is required to play this game.

  • Ages: 10+
  • Availability: iOS & Android
  • Price: Free

3.  Iron Kids

It is a fitness app developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. It is great app for young kids who are interested to know more about fitness, strength training and balance. Children can customise the training, workouts, set reminders and goals.

 

  • Ages: 4+
  • Availability: iOS
  • Price: $2.99

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4. Sworkit Kids – Fitness Meets Fun

This app turns fitness into a fun game with customised workouts. There are intervals in the trainings to prevent kids from getting bored. It also motives your children by asking questions like “how long can you jump with both foot?”

  • Ages: 4+
  • Availability: iOS & Android
  • Price: Free

 5. Zombies, Run! 

This is a running game that encourages players to keep going. Your kids will go through an audio adventure which places them in the middle of a zombie story. This game is great for kids who need motivation to get physically active.

  • Ages: 12+
  • Availability: iOS & Android
  • Price: Free

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6. NFL Play 60

This is an augmented reality app produced by the American Heart Association.  When your kids move the character will move in the same direction. Children will need to run, jump, and make turns if they want to collect coins needed for unlocking other characters. In the updated version kids can compete with other players.  Be aware that there are in-app purchases with this game.

  • Ages: 4+
  • Availability: iOS & Android
  • Price: Free

7. Fitivity

This is a huge fitness app with plenty of other apps attached to it. The app focuses on specific trainings for instance basketball, soccer, volleyball, cheerleading, rugby, and competitive swimming. You can hire a coach for your child, and watch high quality interactive videos . Think of any sports out there whether it’s golfing, tennis, martial arts and many more, this app has it all covered to turn you into the best player.

  • Ages: Preteens and Teens
  • Availability: iOS & Android
  • Price: Varied for each sport

Looking for toys to keep kids creative this X’mas? Check out the following:

Fisher price Code a pillar teaches kids to code without a screen

Fitbit for kids allows you to monitor your kids activities

Harry potter coding kit enables your child can build their own wand using a connected app on Apple or Android device. Amazing way to teach kids how to code especially if they are already a Harry Potter Fan.

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