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Every Kid Healthy Week

Did you know that global estimates show that 1 in 4 adults and 81% of adolescents do not engage in enough physical activity? It is important that kids engage in physical activity to help reduce feelings of anxiety, depression, improve cognition, and help reduce the risk of chronic diseases.1 It is recommended that school-age children and adolescents (6-17 yrs) should engage in 60 minutes or 1 hour of moderate-to-vigorous intensity activity each day. 1 This includes aerobic activities 3 days each week and strength building activities 3 days a week. 1