I came across the “New 24-hour movement guidelines” for Aussie children a few months back-
“Sixty minutes of physical activity, less than two hours of screen time and around nine hours of sleep a night - that's what school kids need according to new national guidelines. Link here.
In my opinion, if this is what we’re aiming for, then we’re a way off creating fully functioning kids.
The latest study, published in the Journal of Applied Physiology, found that one hour of exercise failed to improve lipid, glucose, and insulin metabolism measured the next day in people that have been sitting for more than 13 hours a day. That may sound like a lot of sitting but it’s easily done.Read More