Daily Challenge Saturday Jan. 28, 2012
Healthy Behaviors is about lifestyle habits, namely healthy eating and physical activity, which have proven connections to lifelong health and disease prevention.
Share 3 ways to get physical activity while you're at home.
How to do it
You don't need to belong to a gym or even be outside to get physical activity - there is plenty you can do at home to get your heart pumping and muscles moving! Share three ways you can get your body moving inside your house. A few ideas to get you started: dancing, climbing stairs, push-ups, or heavy cleaning.
Why it matters
Your home has lots of hidden ways to stay healthy, and anything that gets you up and off the sofa is fair game! Regular exercise can help you stay flexible, manage your weight, combat stress, and sleep better. By sharing ways to get exercise around the house, you'll motivate others to try new things - and you may even pick up some ideas yourself.
Table tennis, or ping-pong, originated as an after-dinner parlor game among the upper class in Britain in the 1880s. It was played on dining-room tables. Books served as the first paddles and balls were made out of cork.