Health benefits of outdoors play with other children revealed as charity launches the Move More ChallengeWorld Cancer Research Fund is a charity that focuses on cancer prevention and survivorship through healthy diets, physical activity and weight.
Active children are more likely to keep active throughout their lifetime, thus staying active as adults. And given the evidence that physical activity protects against cancer, getting into healthy habits during childhood gives you an advantage when it comes to reducing the risk of getting cancer in later life.
With recent research published by World Cancer Research and the University of Bristol it has shown that the more time kids spend outdoors being active has the positive affect on the kid's level of physical activity (see media story here http://www.express.co.uk/news/
Why don't you get involved in the The Move More Challenge today. You can sign up for the Challenge here now: www.movemorechallenge.org You can also sign up to receive a wall chart and stickers to help get you and your family moving more this summer.