Staying fit is one component of a healthy lifestyle. In this book, engaging text pairs with striking photos to teach readers how exercise improves heart and lung function, strengthens muscles and bones, increases flexibility, prevents sickness, and helps maintain a healthy body weight. Readers will learn what aerobic exercise is, how much is recommended for them, and how to measure their heart rate. Also discussed are the importance of stretching and warming up, as well as drinking enough water and eating nutritious food. Examples of exercise are given, including individual activities, team sports, and cost-free, simple ways kids can get moving. The Let’s Move! campaign is also mentioned. Stay Fit will inspire students to make smart choices to keep them healthy throughout their lives! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, diagrams, a Q&A page, health tips, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Chapter 1Duration: 16min