How Many Minutes Should I Get?

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Thirty minutes of physical activity a day maintains health and keeps chronic disease away! Your class will learn and discuss the number of minutes of physical activity needed every day to maintain good health, as well as the short- and long-term benefits of such activity. With additional worksheets, your class members will also have the opportunity to plan out a weekly routine and how many minutes they would like to dedicate each day to stretching, strength and flexibility training, and moderate/vigorous physical activity.

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Pros

  • Lesson focused on dedicating time for physical activity, rather than any specific type of exercise
  • Distinguishes between moderate and vigorous intensity
  • Assignment designed to accommodate learners' individual interests and needs
Cons

  • Handouts do not include very detailed information on health benefits