ParticipAction recommends that children aged 5-17 get 60 minutes of moderate to intense physical activity per day, as well as several hours of light movement per day. The active commute to and from school can break up sedentary time, improving children’s health, sleep, happiness, self-esteem, and confidence; and creating opportunities for unstructured fun with friends outside their classroom.

Read more and “build your best day” at ParticipAction.


ParticipAction on general health and mental wellness




Dr. Mike Evans on why walking is the single best exercise for the human body.