We can’t escape the fact the UK is facing a ticking obesity timebomb with children not getting enough exercise and activity. MUGAs are a great way to encourage young people to move more without it feeling like a chore
Gone are the days where children just want to play football, rugby, cricket, netball and hockey at school. There is a whole world of different sports available and also an eclectic mix of students that need to feel challenged and stimulated by physical activity and these traditional sports can sometimes dis-engage rather than engage in physical activity.
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The NHS website explains ‘Why sitting too much is bad for your health', and the general advice is that adults aged 19 to 64 should try to sit down less throughout the day, including at work and when travelling to and from work.