Get Your Kids Fit

Get Your Kids Fit : The parents' guide to healthy, happy, active kids

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Kelly Holmes, Britain's best loved athlete and winner of 2 Olympic gold medals, combines her knowledge of fitness and love for children in this guide to keeping kids active. Setting out to do for exercise what Jamie Oliver did for school dinners, Kelly has her sights set on a more active population. Since taking up the position of National School Sports Champion, Kelly has made it her mission to help the nation's kids get fit and healthy. Here, she reaches out to parents with simple advice on what exercise their children should be doing at each different age between 4 and 11. She makes exercise fun and interesting as well as showing how the body works. Kelly encourages children to be more active on a daily basis, and motivates parents to take an active part in their kids' development. Published just in time for school holidays, this book is an absolute must for healthy kids and parents.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 210 x 232 x 10mm | 499.99g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • Full colour throughout
  • 0753512653
  • 9780753512654
  • 1,539,473

About Kelly Holmes

Dame Kelly Holmes is a retired English middle distance athlete. She won gold medals in the 800 metres and the 1500 metres at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Today she is the face of Sainsbury's Active Kids campaign and shows a great interest in leading Britain towards a healthier lifestyle. In 2006 she was appointed National School Sports Champion and is currently working with the Government to improve the national physical education programme in schools.show more

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""Holmes gives a revealing glimpse of the woman behind the medals, who has incredible single- mindedness and a superbly strong human spirit"" -- Margaret Bartlett * Health and Fitness * ""...as bright as the lady herself, her motivation, her work ethic, her pride, hopes, dreams and disasters are laid bare"." * Sunday Sport *show more

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Get your kids fit and active with Kelly Holmes, Britain's best-loved athlete and winner of 3 Olympic medals. Having ended her remarkable career as one of the world's best athletes, Kelly has embarked on a new challenge- helping Britain's parents get their kids active and healthy. In today's world, it's not easy to lead a healthy, active lifestyle but this guide will: Prove that everyone can and should be activeGive advice on how to spend more time together as a family getting fit and healthyTeach you games to play with your kids at the beach, at home and in the park Packed full of helpful hints, tips and advice The Parents Guide to Keep Kids Active will transform your family and allow you to have quality time getting fit and healthy together. Praise for Black, White and Gold "...As bright as the lady herself, her motivation, her work ethic, her pride, hopes, dreams and disasters are laid bare". Sunday Sports "Holmes gives a revealing glimpse of the woman behind the medals, who has incredible single- mindedness and a superbly strong human spirit" Health and Fitnessshow more

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""Holmes gives a revealing glimpse of the woman behind the medals, who has incredible single- mindedness and a superbly strong human spirit""show more

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