Getting fit the easy way

June 12, 2012
Based on the large number of over-tired parents of littlel children out there, it is usually assumed that these children are constantly on the move. However, research has found that children are sedentary 73 to 84 per cent of the time that they are awake. Additionally, even though we know that "screen time" can have many detrimental effects on child development both physically and socially, most children are now exposed to "screen time" too young in life and for far too long. The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) and ParticipACTION released Canada's first ever physical activity guidelines for the early years. Basically, the guidelines state that all children aged four and under should be moving more and sitting less throughout the day. The following guidelines are based on research of sedentary behaviours of children and are supported by the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (CHEO-HALO). It's time for all babies to learn how to workout maybe they need an online personal trainer

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