Getting active, staying healthy

How much should I do?

Photo of a boy playing basketballA lot of young people are active for a total of 30 minutes a day. This may sound okay but actually it's not enough to keep your heart and body in good health.

You should aim for at least one hour a day of moderate intensity physical activity
Activities like brisk walking, cycling and dancing are all excellent examples of moderate activity.

Moderate activity makes you feel warmer and slightly out of breath
The good news is that your one hour of physical activity does not have to be carried out all in one go, but can be built up over the day.

 

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