New Zealand Physical activity guidelines for children and young people (5-18 years old)
New Zealand children and young people should:
Most New Zealanders know that it’s important for adults to be active for at least 30 minutes a day. Children and young people need to be active for 60 minutes each day.
The aim is to complete moderate to vigorous exercise – that means an increased heart rate and some huffing and puffing. The 60 minutes can be completed all at once or in chunks throughout the day.
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