It's back to school time again, and educators, parents, and kids are focused on making this year as successful as possible. Did you know that teens who receive mostly As are almost twice as likely to get the C...? Kids who perform better in school are more likely to be physically active on a regular basis. Adding physical activity to the school day can not only keep kids healthy, but also increase attention, behavior, and positive attitudes leading to improved academic performance.
How can you help your kids get their daily 60 minutes? Encourage the physical activities they currently take part in, suggest new physical activities they can do with their friends, and set a good example by being physically active yourself!
Here are a few more tips to help you get started:
Check out a few examples of aerobic and muscle- and bone-strengthening activities for children and teens to help them get started with an exercise routine. Cheers to a healthy, happy, and productive school year!
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