Gaming: Tips to stay physically active
There's a stigma that gaming is unhealthy. That hours spent behind a controller staring at a screen is unhealthy for gamers - particularly younger ones. While there is science to back those thoughts, there are also proven benefits to gaming. We've rounded up our favorite tips on how to maintain a physically active lifestyle while gaming (outside of burning a few calories doing the latest Fortnite dance!).
TIPS TO STAY PHYSICALLY ACTIVE WHILE GAMING
1: Get Moving! Sitting for hours is one of the biggest health risks for gamers. Chat with your family and set daily limits on games that only use the mind. Switch over often to games that involve dance, sports, or interactive movement to play. This way your gamer is enjoying their favorite activity, but also physically moving.