Public Health Tips May 2017.docx
Physical and mental health is fundamentally linked.
Help kids enjoy their way to a healthier lifestyle!
Habits formed early can last a lifetime.
adolescents should accumulate at least one
hour of medium to intense physical activity daily. More is even better!
Here are some tips to help kids get active:
to school and getting active as a family
Get them to
skateboard, bike, walk or run instead of getting a ride
Ask them to walk
Encourage them to
do something they enjoy - run, jump, swim, skateboard, play tag
Have them rake the
leaves or carry the groceries
and TV time with something active
Have them set
physical activity goals with friends and family to help with motivation
bones and healthier muscles
Did you know…
Being active at home or at school will help kids have more energy, feel
healthy and strong. This will help them
feel good about themselves!
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