Month: March 2019

Studies show kids in PE continue healthy habits

At a time when American children are increasingly absorbed in their screens and one-third are overweight, the need for robust physical education is vital. The federal government updated its recommendations for physical activity for the first time in 10 years. The guidelines now include recommendations for children as young as age 3, and advise a minimum of 60 minutes per day of moderate to vigorous activity for ages 6-17.   Children desperately need to learn the importance of physical fitness, how to achieve it, and how… Read more »