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14 September 2010

Fight against childhood obesity

The 2010 Kellogg’s Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge will see more than 6,000 children trying to keep a ball in motion for 50 hours.

Virgin Active is one of the official partners of the 2010 Kellogg’s Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge. The event, which will see more than 6,000 children trying to keep a ball in motion for 50 hours, highlights the importance of physical activity.

 

  • Your child should partake in at least one to two hours of structured and unstructured play per day.
  • Structured play is typically the games, sporting skills and play environment which is included in the schools life orientation curriculum as well as what is offered by our Club V Max’s.
  • These classes consist of organised games or movement programmes that can be assessed and are generally directed by an adult.
  • Unstructured play is generally free play and imaginary play that children can organise themselves, often including ball games, bike riding or just having fun climbing trees with their friends.

 
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