A huge part of the new generation, the present youth and teenagers suffer from lack of physical fitness and obesity. While one half of the world suffers from malnourished teens and child labour, the other half suffers from over eating and loss of physical fitness.
The tips for teenager’s physical fitness:
The teens of the present generation have almost given up playing outdoor games and finds in replacement in video games and computer games. The natural physical activity of teenage, playing, is decreasing day by day. More and more teenagers are getting addicted to the virtual interface of the real life games.
Various options for the teenagers to work out for having a good fitness:
The other physical activities of the teenagers are also depleting. With pool cars and private cars being readily available, walking or cycling, even for small distances is now considered redundant. Some tend to work out once in a while, but the consistency of such efforts is very low for a large population of the teenagers, as proven by a survey so physical activities of the teenagers is at a record minimum in this generation. As a result the present youth is losing their physical fitness.
The present lifestyle of the teenagers:
The other activities of the teenagers have also decreased. Compared to the past few generations, there has been a decreasing gradient of the activities of the teenagers over the years. The participation of the youth in all matters is very important for the progress of the country. The present teenagers are not very active, and they consider digital media as their only platform to be active. The activities of the teenagers are limited to social networking sites and surfing the World Wide Web. The point of view of the present generation is if everything is available on the net, why step outside?
Another leading problem of the present teenage generation is obesity. Many of the leading developed countries have a high rate of obesity, even among teenagers. The movies and daily soaps show all the characters to be in great shape, but that is not the reality.
The habits which should be checked by the parents of the teenagers:
The teenagers are largely addicted to junk food and fast food. This kind of meals are good for the taste buds, but not so for the health. Eating out is one of the most popular trends of the new generation. This trend is largely responsible for the obesity of the teenagers. A controlled diet can have many good effects, on the physical as well as mental health of the teenagers and help them prosper.