• 62% of today's teenagers DON'T get enough exercise.
• Inactive teens tend to feel more depressed, frustrated and are more likely to drop out.
• Overweight teens often grow into overweight adults with a higher risk of heart disease.
• Teens spend about 30 hours a week in front of a TV while eating high-fat snacks.
The Solution Communicate to Students. Talk to students about exercising regularly and highlight the problem with posters from our "Teen Exercise" Program.
Encourage Regular Exercise. Physical fitness is crucial for all teens. In combination with healthy eating, it's the best way to boost health and happiness, reduce weight and maintain peak intellectual performance.
Start After School Programs. Aerobic exercises are perfect for teens who like variety. Some possibilities include running, cycling, swimming, tennis, basketball, dancing, kick-boxing, hockey, soccer, jumping rope and handball.