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Biking to School Guarantees P.E.
The CDC’s School Health Policies and Programs Study reports that just 3.8% of elementary schools, 7.9% of middle schools, and 2.1% of high schools provide daily physical education or its equivalent for the entire school year for students in all grades in the school. Regular physical activity is proven to improve everything from weight management to self-esteem in kids.
Irvine parents can guarantee their children get a daily dose of physical activity by biking to school. Kids who bike to school have healthier bodyweight , do better in school , and reduce their risk of obesity in adulthood by as much as half . Continue reading