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Exercise

Postby mercalia » 7 Sep 2019, 9:29am

Seems the pundits now want to get their claws into babies recommending the miniumum amount of "crawl" time :?

◾infants - 30 mins of tummy time - when the baby is on its front - for infants not yet mobile every day
◾toddlers - 180 minutes per day doing active play


maybe they could suggest how to get a lazy baby to meets its minimum?

what about on its back waggling its legs? or even bellowing out at the top of its voice while shopping in its pram? ( lung exercise)


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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-49609597

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Re: Exercise

Postby brynpoeth » 7 Sep 2019, 11:13am

Maybe the pundits have not had to do with babies
Sleep is the thing they need most, I think :wink:
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Re: Exercise

Postby horizon » 7 Sep 2019, 11:39am

mercalia wrote:
maybe they could suggest how to get a lazy baby to meets its minimum?



How about getting the baby out of the back of the car and give it some freedom? How about getting the lazy parents to do their minimum?
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Postby Paulatic » 7 Sep 2019, 12:41pm

Cut out the BBC go to the horses mouth https://assets.publishing.service.gov.u ... elines.pdf
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Re: Exercise

Postby Cugel » 7 Sep 2019, 1:21pm

mercalia wrote:Seems the pundits now want to get their claws into babies recommending the miniumum amount of "crawl" time :?

◾infants - 30 mins of tummy time - when the baby is on its front - for infants not yet mobile every day
◾toddlers - 180 minutes per day doing active play


maybe they could suggest how to get a lazy baby to meets its minimum?

what about on its back waggling its legs? or even bellowing out at the top of its voice while shopping in its pram? ( lung exercise)


crawl.JPG

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-49609597


Well, if this is the latest fing, there is opportunity for some kickfarter to offer any number of baby-crawl activity gizmos, along with expensive software and membership of baby-striving websites where Chelsea Tractor driving mummies and daddies can have spats about which babies crawled fastest and farthest (and which ones cheated via a daddy-push or mammy-drag).

Babies who fail to make the various grades for crawling, gooing, gurgling and hand-grasping things they shouldn't will be noted down in The Government Big Book of Inadequate Babies, which will be used to deny them various education facilities later on, because they are not worth it.

The Ultimate Meritocracy will soon be established, with only The Very Best (former) Babies allowed power & riches. ........

Hang on, though! This Meritocracy may already be with us! Those in power do seem to be rather infantile, despite all the expensive educational facilities and other leg-ups the greasy poles.

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Re: Exercise

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Re: Exercise

Postby Audax67 » 8 Sep 2019, 9:40am

Grab an end each and give the wee bugger some stretching exercises. Don't forget to make a wish.
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Re: Exercise

Postby peetee » 8 Sep 2019, 2:19pm

horizon wrote: How about getting the lazy parents to do their minimum?


Fix that and you will fix the world.
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Re: Exercise

Postby Cugel » 8 Sep 2019, 5:35pm

peetee wrote:
horizon wrote: How about getting the lazy parents to do their minimum?


Fix that and you will fix the world.


Ooh, I don't know! Some o' them pushy parents, thrusting their small ones up to the greasy pole and goading them so they start the long climb ....... well, it may be them that's filling the world with narcissists, madly ambitious loons and others happy to destroy everything in their quest for "success".

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Re: Exercise

Postby Mick F » 8 Sep 2019, 6:47pm

I was in the health centre on Friday morning.

Lady with a pushchair with a two-year-old boy in it waiting for a prescription.
She was in her early 20s and rather overweight. Her boy in the push-chair was rather overweight too, and was eating a bar of chocolate.
It was just after 9am.

What hope does that little lad have for a healthy life?
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Re: Exercise

Postby landsurfer » 8 Sep 2019, 9:14pm

Mick F wrote:I was in the health centre on Friday morning.

Lady with a pushchair with a two-year-old boy in it waiting for a prescription.
She was in her early 20s and rather overweight. Her boy in the push-chair was rather overweight too, and was eating a bar of chocolate.
It was just after 9am.

What hope does that little lad have for a healthy life?


Was she making eye contact with the baby .... or on her phone ......
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Re: Exercise

Postby Tangled Metal » 8 Sep 2019, 10:00pm

Jeez! If someone could have communicated to my son he only needed 180 minutes toddle time a day we'd not have been run ragged by him. Since he came along my exercise levels dropped but toddle age 3 hours of running after him kept us fit!

Personally I think each kid is different. Those guidelines are hard for some to adhere to but not for all.

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Re: Exercise

Postby Cugel » 9 Sep 2019, 9:25am

Tangled Metal wrote:Jeez! If someone could have communicated to my son he only needed 180 minutes toddle time a day we'd not have been run ragged by him. Since he came along my exercise levels dropped but toddle age 3 hours of running after him kept us fit!

Personally I think each kid is different. Those guidelines are hard for some to adhere to but not for all.


Ironic, isn't it, that in a society supposedly full of individuals making their own choices and being themselves, we need to have restrictive or even morality-imbued norms that all should adhere to or suffer terrible consequences. Perhaps the full irony is that flocks and herds of media-hypnotised fashion victims read, believe and adopt these norms, despite the struggle and contention with their stump of individuality, worn down by a long series of these instructive norms and the attempts to meet them.

Personally I run with another flock, which attempts to be abnormal .... but often in conformance to norms of its own. Human nature will out, so even the naughty human sheep will eventually go in the fold with a lot of other bleaters. Baaaaaah. :-)

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Re: Exercise

Postby Mick F » 9 Sep 2019, 10:08am

landsurfer wrote:
Mick F wrote:I was in the health centre on Friday morning.

Lady with a pushchair with a two-year-old boy in it waiting for a prescription.
She was in her early 20s and rather overweight. Her boy in the push-chair was rather overweight too, and was eating a bar of chocolate.
It was just after 9am.

What hope does that little lad have for a healthy life?


Was she making eye contact with the baby .... or on her phone ......
Not on the phone, but waiting for her prescription. The boy was in a forward-facing pushchair ................ handles to the rear ............. and the pushchair was facing outwards towards me. I had more interaction than his mother had with him. He finished his chocolate, then sucked his fingers never once turning round to mum nor she to him.

I stress this was a snapshot of maybe ten minutes, but it had all the traits of being normal for them.

Another little fact. The lad was in his pyjamas.
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