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Should a child of nine years go to an adult gym to help lose weight?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Battle won at table: It is fine to exercise as part of a weight reduction plan.However, the most progress is made by realistic choices at the dinner table. A nine year old is best served by group activities such as soccer, scouts, hiking & similar outside activities; all that would keep a kid busy & occupied. Nine year old kids get bored easily & i doubt any stair climber would suit their needs.
Last updated Sep 4, 2012

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