A good night’s sleep—seven to nine hours of uninterrupted slumber—can help you ward off colds and even heart disease, improve concentration and mood, keep you from putting on pounds, and make you look younger.
People who recite the Boy Scout Oath promise to keep themselves ‘physically strong.’ That goes for adult leaders, too. It’s time for you and your Scouts to get fitter and faster—and avoid missing out on Scouting’s greatest adventures.
Obesity in children can lead to adult weight problems and chronic disease. But unwanted pounds can be taken off overweight kids wisely and without too much fuss – or kept off those otherwise likely to gain.