The Nationals member for Lowan and Minister for Sport and Recreation Hugh Delahunty said it is not too late to register for the Premier’s Active Families Challenge.
“The challenge, which began on March 19, continues through until April 30, 2012 and is a key component of the Victorian Government’s commitment to getting more people, more active, more often,” Mr Delahunty said.
“This is a family focused initiative encouraging all Victorians to do 30 minutes of physical activity per day for 30 days.”
Mr Delahunty said it is a great way of engaging with the local community, especially families with school-aged children, and around 67,000 Victorians participated in the last challenge in 2010.
Participation is free and registration provides access to fantastic offers from challenge partners and an opportunity to go into the draw for fantastic prizes.
There is also a rewards program for schools.
One of the best ways of getting more active is reducing inactive leisure time by limiting television viewing time, cutting down on video games and reducing the time spent surfing the net.
Getting the right nutrition will complement your physical activity.
Further information is available from www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/challenge