How Teens Can Stay Fit

At NYPL BridgeUP, BeWell staff has spent a lot of time talking about the benefits of physical activity. It can improve your fitness and your health, reduce your stress, and make you more confident! You can get exercise in a variety of ways, whether it’s during gym, with a sports team, dancing, or working out on your own.

Click here for an article that lists tips to keep in mind as you begin or continue working out. Our favorite tip listed is to “Stay positive and have fun.” There are so many ways to get exercise, it’s important that you’re having fun and actually enjoying it! If you aren’t having fun, keep trying new things to discover what you actually enjoy!

Regular exercise is just one small part of living a healthy life. Read the article for other tips like drinking water instead of soft drinks and getting 9 to 10 hours of sleep per night. You can do it!