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Yeah! It’s summertime! We find it easy to sit around and watch TV, play video games or be on the computer. Those are fun things to do - but - it’s also important to choose to be active! Children and adults NEED to exercise!

Why do kids need exercise? • Exercise makes you feel strong and healthy. • Your brain releases endorphins as you exercise. Endorphins are chemicals that make you feel good. • It helps you to relax and calms down stress. • Exercise helps you to have more energy. • Your muscles, bones, heart and lungs get stronger. • You sleep better at night. • Exercise helps you manage your weight.

A great way to exercise -- and you don’t even realize you’re doing it -- is to go to the playground!

Continue reading about the playground can provide great exercise in today's Sports and Fitness!

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