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Tips to help your family sit less and move more

We’ve got a whole library of practical tips to help you and your family get moving! Keep it fun by trying out some of our challenges, too.


  • There are many strength building activities that are not necessarily what you would see as exercise - digging, carrying or lifting all count.

  • Don't rush things! If you or a member of your family are struggling to be active, start with what you can do and build it up over time. Check with your GP or health professional on what's best for you and your family.

  • Physical activity helps boost your heart and lungs' ability to get blood to your muscles.

  • Regular physical activity helps to reduce your chances of catching a cold or flu.

  • Get your little ones moving to music or try action songs like 'Head-Shoulders-Knees and Toes'.