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How physical activity can boost your kid’s brainpower

The mantra of modern parenting just might be “our family’s so busy!” We get it. But, according to the 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card, Canadian kids still aren’t active enough, earning a disappointing D+ for Overall Physical Activity. Being physically active has countless, well-known benefits, from building strong muscles to improving sleep and preventing chronic disease.

But, in case we need another reason to encourage kids to be active, research shows that physically active kids also have better brain health and perform more effectively in and out of the classroom.

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