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Twelve Ways for Outdoor Holiday Play

December 20, 2018 by Zainisha Vasanji, Ph.D., CSEP-CEP | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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The holiday season is upon us and with it typically comes visiting with family or friends, watching Christmas movies or reclining while digesting delicious holiday foodstuffs. This can mean more “sedentary behaviour”, a phrase which comes from the Latin word “sedere” meaning “to sit”, and sitting too much can have negative effects on our health (increases our risk for chronic health conditions, such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes to name a few) even when we are meeting the minimum physical activity guidelines.

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