But what about children? And what age do children start needing more?
Here is what CSEP recommends as a minimum for 5-11 yr olds. 60min per day! Do your children get 60 minutes per day? Does this mean they have to get gym memberships and go everyday? NOPE, but they should be at playgrounds, running in fields, riding bikes, rollerblading.
It can get very tough for parents when we live in areas like northern Alberta where the winters can be brutally cold! Thank goodness we haven’t experienced winter here yet, but I’m sure it will come 🙁
Participating in family activities helps children to build a love for activity from a young age as well as understand healthy activity is good for everyone all year-long, all the time and not just when someone needs to lose weight.