Healthy Living Tips

Healthy Living Tip #278

Different activities provide different benefits. Make sure children participate in a variety of physical activities that encourage endurance, flexibility and strength.

  • Endurance activities like running, swimming, skating, dancing and bike riding help heart and lungs stay healthy.
  • Flexibility activities like stretching, ballet, gymnastics, jazz dancing and bowling help keep joints moving.
  • Strength activities like climbing stairs, rock climbing, rowing and push-ups help build muscles and bones.