The month of May is designated as National Physical Fitness & Sports Month by the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition. Their physical fitness campaign encourages daily physical activity for youth and adults. The Need for Exercise Our youth ages, 6 to 17, need at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day. Overweight or obese children are likely to carry their weight into adulthood.  Therefore, they are more likely to face health problems...

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