Benefits of Physical Activity

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  • Should My Child Lift Weights

    Your kids may want to lift weights, join CrossFit classes or do some other form of strength training. But is this a good idea for children, or will it harm their growth and cause injury?

  • Risks of Inactivity

    Researchers have been investigating ways to reduce our risk of chronic disease for decades. One big question: How much exercise is needed to prevent disease? The answer is at least 150 minutes per week.

  • Time to Unplug

    What occupies your kids for more than six hours per day? TV, computer and video screens. Ungluing your kids from the TV set and other screens may help prevent and treat weight problems.

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