There’s no getting around it, children need physical activity. Years of research have shown that kids should be getting no fewer than 60 minutes of physical exercise each day, yet most aren’t even coming close to that number. Children who partake in one hour of moderate to vigorous physical activity per day are stronger, more confident, and less stressed.
Many believe family history is the main determinant of their cancer risk. They’re wrong. Today, over 50% of cancers can be attributable to lifestyle choices including your diet and activity, and may soon become the number one cause.
You may have heard the statement “Sitting is the New Smoking.” When I first heard this saying, I thought it was crazy. Sitting is NOT like smoking. But recently, I looked more into it, and it completely changed my outlook on one aspect of health that most people neglect. Here’s the problem.
Physical fitness authorities seem to have fallen into the same trap as the nutrition authorities, recommending what they think may be achievable, rather than what the science says. So how much should we exercise for best health?