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Let’s Get Active!!. How Much Exercise Do Teens Need?. One hour a day!. Why Get Exercise?. Builds and maintains strong bones and muscles . Helps prevent obesity and chronic diseases Helps you feel good and sleep better. Why Get Exercise?. Reduces stress and depression

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Let s get active

Let’s Get Active!!


How much exercise do teens need

How Much Exercise Do Teens Need?

One hour a day!


Why get exercise

Why Get Exercise?

  • Builds and maintains strong bones and muscles.

  • Helps prevent obesity and chronic diseases

  • Helps you feel good and sleep better


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Why Get Exercise?

  • Reduces stress and depression

  • Improves academic performance


Great ways to get exercise

Great Ways to Get Exercise!

  • Take a walk with friends or the dog

  • Play sports

  • Play with friends

  • Bike to school

  • Take PE every year

  • Take the stairs

  • Dance


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How Much Exercise to Burn off Food Eaten?

Pickle = 5 calories Running (8 mph): < 1 minute Swimming (laps): 1 minute Hatha Yoga: 2 minutes Jumping Rope: < 1 minute (Images are from the blog “The Daily Beast”)


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Pizza Hut Margherita Pizza(2 slices) = 540 calories Running: 36 minutes Swimming: 1 hour and 5 minutes Elliptical Machine: 41 minutes 


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McDonald's Big Mac = 540 calories Running: 36 minutes Swimming: 1 hour and 5 minutes Hatha Yoga: 2 hours and 10 minutes 


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The Cheesecake Factory Snickers Cheesecake (1 slice) = 920 calories Running: 1 hour and 2 minutes Swimming: 1 hour and 51 minutes 


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