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Young people aged 13-17 should do at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity every day.

  • Physical activity should include a variety of aerobic activities, such as walking, swimming and bike riding.

  • 3 days a week you should do exercises that strengthen muscle and bones, like¬† lifting, jumping or climbing.

  • In general, the more exercise you do, the better

See the Make your move - Sit less Be active for life! booklet for more information.


There are plenty of local programs available to help you keep active

Girls often become less physically active as they move into the teenage years. It's not a great move.