only 1 in 8 kids get enough exercise

A Canadian study.

A dismal 12 per cent of Canadian children are getting the recommended levels of daily physical activity …

Health Canada’s physical-activity guidelines recommend that school-aged children and youth get at least 90 minutes of exercise daily. …

The problem begins with pre-schoolers – only half of whom are active as part of their daily routines – and hits its nadir in the teenage years, when barely 5 per cent of girls are minimally active, according to the annual report card published by Active Healthy Kids Canada. …

Globe and Mail

(via Oakville Men’s Gymnastics)

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