Race Makes Fitness A Goal

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Posted: April 4, 2013 at 5 a.m.

A challenge to family fitness levels and a chance to build student upper body strength are dual goals for a 5K race scheduled May 4 at Kirksey Middle School.

At A Glance

Healthy Activity

Federal guidelines recommend 60 minutes of physical activity every day for children or adolescents.

• Aerobic activities are recommended for 60 minutes each day. Examples include: running, hopping, skipping, swimming, dancing or bicycling.

• Muscle-strengthening activities are recommended three days a week. Examples include climbing trees, tug-of-war, playing on playground equipment or lifting weights.

• Bone-strengthening activities are recommended three days a week. Examples include running, basketball or jumping rope.

Source: www.letsmove.gov

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1st Street 5K

For more information, visit www.1st5k.com.

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