Regular exercise together with family can help keep you strong physically and emotionally, especially during challenging times. Summer season is a good time to focus on being more active, especially outdoors. Children and teens (ages six to 17) need to get at least one hour of moderateto vigorous-intensity physical activity every day, as recommended by the American Heart Association. Active children tend to have:
- A healthy weight.
- Strong heart, bones and muscles.
- Good brain health and strong academic performance.
- Positive mental health, confidence and self-esteem.
- Less stress, anxiety and depression. Read more