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MP687, Revised December 2011

MyActivity Pyramid for Kids Poster

Department of Nutritional Sciences

Watch the video MyActivity Pyramid Windows Media video  (mms:\\\Myactivity.wmv)

The 36- by 24-inch poster is designed to help children ages 6 to 11 include a variety of physical activities in their daily lives by being physically active 60 minutes, up to several hours every day.

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Lifestyle activities

As often as possible

Fetch everyday activities


Jump into active aerobics Every day


Muscle strengthening

Push up for strengthThree times a week

Muscle-strengthening exercises help your bones get stronger so you can run and play.



Cut down

* Video games that require physical activity may count toward your 60 minutes

Cuit down on video games

Find your balance between food and fun

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