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  • Teenagers need about one hour of exercise or physical activity each day.
  • Understanding the reasons why they avoid exercise is important because it can help you discuss possible solutions.
  • Show your daughter that exercise can be fun – experiment with pleasurable activities such as dance or rollerblading.
  • Being physically active doesn’t mean you have to do competitive sport, or go to the gym – any physical activity is good for you.

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Reviewed on: 30-06-2015