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Everyone agrees that kids need a healthy amount of exercise every day. Although most schools have extensive physical education programs, family activity is a key component in keeping kids up and moving.

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Stepping up school fitness

Increasing physical education requirements can put a strain on the school day, but proponents say the results pay off in leaps and bounds

When Jennifer Loud of Ballston Spa was growing up, life was different. As a kid, she spent most of her time outdoors with friends in her neighborhood, only to come home in time for dinner.


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