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Kids Physical Activity

10,000 Steps Per Day? It's More Complicated For Kids

Posted 01.07.2015 | Parents

By: Tia Ghose Published: 01/06/2015 11:05 AM EST on LiveScience To be healthy, adults should take 10,000 steps per day — or at least that's th...

60-Plus Minutes of Physical Activity a Day Where Kids Live, Learn and Play

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D. | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D.

There are lots of ways to fit physical activity into the school day, through enhanced PE classes, recess, walking or biking to and from school, creating before- and after-school activities, and introducing classroom activity breaks.

Getting Active on Thanksgiving

Ralph Nader | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ralph Nader

There's no easy answer to the issue of getting more Americans moving again, but consider this suggestion -- this Thanksgiving, instead of sitting around the television, try stepping outside and engaging in some friendly competition.

Is It the Early Childhood Professional's Job to Worry About Fitness?

Rae Pica | Posted 12.17.2011 | Education
Rae Pica

What many early childhood professionals don't realize is that the brain and the body are inseparable, especially for young children.