NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT'S HEALTHY EATING & ACTIVE LIVING INITIATIVE
Youth & Families
DID YOU KNOW?
Just 1 hour of physical activity each day can help reduce your risk of heart disease, help you manage your weight, and lower cholesterol, blood pressure and your chances of type 2 diabetes.
Physical Activity Can Be Free & Fun
Take a Bike Ride
Take a Walk with the Family
Play with Your Pet
Dance, Dance, Dance
Take the Stairs
Park the Car at the End of the Parking Lot
Head Outside and Make a Snow Angel
Make Physical Activity Easier
Make Gradual Changes to Increase Your Level of Physical Activity.
Track the Level of Your Physical Activity Using a Pedometer, Fitness Band, or Online Tracker.
Choose Toys and Games that Promote Physical Activity (Balls, Hula Hoop, etc...)
Do Physical Activities With Friends and Family Members.
Turn Off the TV and Computer and Keep Them Out of the Bedroom.
Limit Recreational Screen Time.
Encourage Lifelong Physical Activity by Incorporating it Into Your Routine.
Keep Physical Activity Fun! You'll be More Likely to Do it.
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