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Run For Your Mind: The Significance of Exercise For Teens

by koku_jin
By Richard Thompson, DO Pediatric Resident at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical SchoolMember, Texas Medical Association Whether it’s from cardio, weight lifting, or simply having fun playing a favorite sport, doctors recommend all teenagers get at least 60 minutes of exercise every day. However, the reality is only 27% of high school students reported getting the recommended amount of physical activity every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Most of this exercise should be aerobic in nature, like long-distance running, jogging, walking, biking, or swimming. At least three days of the week should be spent […]