• Bootcamp-inc.co.uk fitness guru Catherine Jane Pennington talks kids and fitness
    • Bootcamp-inc.co.uk fitness guru Catherine Jane Pennington talks kids and fitness

      Posted on July 15, 2013

      These days, it’s so easy for kids to spend entire evenings on the couch while their parents run around preparing dinner and doing the washing. In many cases, there’s little to motivate children into doing anything constructive – least of all, to exercise and stay in shape. Getting any newbie to engage with exercise and […]

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    • Celebrity examples work wonders for Catherine Jane Pennington and her Total Bootcamp
    • Celebrity examples work wonders for Catherine Jane Pennington and her Total Bootcamp

      Posted on April 9, 2013

      While many parents accuse today’s celebrities of being poor role models, a few famous faces have been encouraging their young admirers to get into shape by taking part in fitness ‘bootcamps’. With the rate at which technology is currently integrating itself into the everyday lives of young people, it’s easy to see why many children […]

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    • Signs of heart disease present in obese children
    • Signs of heart disease present in obese children

      Posted on July 29, 2012

      According to a study published in Archives of Disease in Childhood journal, two thirds of obese children exhibit a problem with their health which is a contributor to heart disease. High cholesterol, blood sugar and high blood pressure may already be present by 12 years of age.

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  • Competitions

    Filed under: — Posted by: Rachel on March 22, 2011

    Here at My Kids Health we aim to offer some great competitions with prizes for children, such as entertainment DVDs, video games and toys. On this page you’ll see all of our competitions and will be able to enter them – and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes.

    Latest Competition:

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    Win 1 of 3 copies of Child Obesity A Parent's Guide

    We have three copies of the newly updated book 'Child Obesity: A Parent's Guide' to give away. The book has just been updated for 2011 with new stats and information, and has been written by Judith Manson. We have an interview with Judith here, where she talks about the book and about child obesity in the UK.

    Answer our question below to be in with a chance of winning a copy of the book - and, if you're stuck on the question, reading the interview might just give you a clue!

    This competition is open only to residents of the UK and Eire. The competition closes on September 25th, and the winners will be randomly selected after that date.

    On average how many UK childern are overweight by the age of 5?

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