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Physical Education: Recommended Daily Physical Activity

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Daily Activity


Recommendations for Living an Active Healthy Lifestyle


30-60 Minutes of moderate to vigorous activity daily.
 
Variety of activities involving Flexibility, Strength, and Endurance.  By mixing up activities you gain an all around healthy body and reduce you risk of injury.
 
Find a workout buddy/partner, improves motivation and enjoyment:  You are more likely to work out or exercise when you have someone to join you.
 


Benefits of Living a Physically Active Lifestyle


 
Helps to Improve Psychological Well being: (feelings of depression and anxiety):  Exercise can be a method to improve positive self-esteem and a positive outlet for stress management.
 
Promotes Heart Health: reduces the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and heart attack later in life.
 
Improves performance in school:  Studies have linked schools and students involved in regular exercise with higher test scores and better overall school performance
 
Weight:Staying active helps to control weight. 
 
Promotes Social Interactions and Healthy Relationships:  Physical Activity and Sports allow for social interactions connect by a common interest in activities.
 
Helps build and maintain healthy bones, muscles, and joints.