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How to stay active during COVID-19 pandemic
It’s important to get physical activity every day. Dr. Patrick Mularoni from Johns Hopkins recommends taking regular study breaks to get up and recharge your brain. He suggests two 30-minute “recess” breaks to ride bike, take a walk, or hop on a scooter. Students can also exercise indoors by dancing…
Researchers say to take exercise breaks – in the classroom
Kids should get at least an hour of exercise every day, including 30 minutes during school. But most don’t. Researchers at the University of Michigan came up with a surprising idea. They think kids should take two-minute exercise breaks – in the classroom. These can add up to 16 minutes…
Researchers identify amount of exercise needed to lower risk of 5 diseases
Some of the most common diseases in the United States are breast cancer, colon cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. In 2016, researchers in the United States and Australia analyzed data to find out exactly how much exercise is needed to lower a person's risk for these diseases. They examined…
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Fitness Games for Kids
Video: How a Firefighter Stays Fit
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A firefighter describes how she stays active and fit.
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