Tag Archives: physical activity

Girls and School Sports

Do you think girls’ opportunities to play school sports are limited? Is your daughter on a team or in a physical activity at school? Continue reading

Is Your Preschooler Go Go Going Enough?

It may seem like they never stop, but new guidelines say less sitting, more moving is needed for kids aged one to four

In fact, they suggest preschoolers spend 73 to 84 per cent of their waking hours sedentary. Can it be true? Are they spending way too much time in the stroller and the highchair, in front of the T.V. and in our arms being carried?
Who knew? Continue reading

Let kids walk and bike to school

By Alan Viau

Is helicopter parenting leading to sedentary kids? There’s new evidence to suggest the tendency for parents to drive their kids everywhere is negatively impacting their health. A report from Active Healthy Kids Canada notes, “We may be robbing them of an important source of physical activity.” Continue reading

Take the 30×30 Nature Challenge

Are you ready to get a move on? May is Physical Activity Month and that’s a great excuse to get outside and play, regardless of your age. In fact, now’s the perfect time to sign up for the David Suzuki … Continue reading