Weightlifting for kids

The problem of obesity in children can be tackled by giving them heavier toys to play with. Children given weighted blocks expended more calories, researchers from the Indiana State University told a meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine last week.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins


Already registered?

Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus