May 9, 2023

You’ve Got to Move It to Lose It

As the weather warms, it’s more important than ever to commit to an active lifestyle. According to a five-year study conducted by researchers at various Canadian universities, the drop in

Regular physical activity is important not only for maintaining a healthy weight, but also for overall health and well-being. According to a study conducted by Canadian researchers over five years, the decline in physical activity from winter to summer contributes to weight gain and increased body fat. This is especially true for children and adolescents, who are more likely to engage in sedentary activities during the summer months.

At Wellspring, we encourage our campers and students to engage in physical activity throughout the year. Summer is an especially important time to increase activity levels, whether it’s through participating in organized sports or simply going for walks with family and friends. By making physical activity a regular part of our lives, we can improve our health and reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases later in life. Remember: you’ve got to move it to lose it!