- Only 1 in 3 children are physically active every day.
- Less than 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day; only 1 in 3 adults receive the recommended amount of physical activity each week
- More than 80% of adults do not meet the guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities, and more than 80% of adolescents do not do enough aerobic physical activity to meet the guidelines for youth
- Children now spend more than seven and a half hours a day in front of a screen (e.g., TV, videogames, computer)
Source: CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
TOGETHER WE CAN CHANGE THIS TREND!
We are inviting our patients and their loved ones to join a team of High Point Wellness Centre Clinicians and Staff in this Year’s Mississauga Marathon 5km Walk/Run Event – Saturday May 3rd.
Research shows that people who are physically active tend to live longer and having more fun along the way 🙂
GOAL: To celebrate, share and remember the fantastic feeling of getting active with friends and family.
HOW: Just ask for a registration form at the Front Desk
COST: $65 before March 21 – Includes your race registration, team t-shirt
TRAINING & SUPPORT: As a member of the HPWC Team, you will have access to an online training schedule, pre-event seminars & coaching and team kick-off party. No additional cost.
WHERE: Port Credit, Mississauga Saturday May 3rd at 6pm
WHO: Open to all ages and all abilities.
HPWC will be walking and/or running with you every step of the way.