Information for Preteens: Fitness Activities
There are many different types of activities you can try to keep in shape. Here are some ideas:
- Running or walking
- Lifting weights
- Dancing or ballet
- Martial arts
- Calisthenics (sit-ups, push-ups, and chin-ups)
- Tennis, badminton, or racquetball
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Derek Chan, college student writer
Below are links PAMF accessed when researching this topic. PAMF does not sponsor or endorse any of these sites, nor does PAMF guarantee the accuracy of the information contained on them.
GirlsHealth.gov, National Women's Health Information Center.
Be a Fit Kid, Kidshealth.org.
Body Mass Index (BMI), Kidshealth.org.
For More Information:
For Hobby Ideas: Try a New Hobby.
For Parents: Teens & Physical Activity.
Reviewed by: Adolescent Interest Group
Last reviewed: August 2013