Children need at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Studies show that kids who are supported by friends and family or surrounded by active people are more likely to be active. Engaging in physical activity as a family can be a fun way to get everyone moving.
Benefits of Activity
Physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. It can help prevent chronic diseases, control weight, build muscle, and decrease the risk of obesity.
Being active as a family increases opportunities for kids and families to be physically active. Here are some activities you and your family can consider to get started on a path to a healthier lifestyle.
Other Ways to Get Active
Increasing your family’s physical activity is not the only way to help your kids get active. The following are some other ways you can be involved: