Every Kid Healthy Week is held annually during the last week of April to raise awareness about children’s health. Only about 1 in 4 U.S. children participates in the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity every day, earning us a D- in overall physical activity in the 2022 U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. As part of their daily 60 minutes, children should include at least three days a week of bone-strengthening activities (running, jumping rope) and muscle-strengthening activities (climbing, resistance exercises).
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