9 Active Gifts to Get Your Teen Moving
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Shift Your Teen's Focus

Americans ages 8 to 18 spend nearly 7-1/2 hours each day staring at a TV, computer, video game, or other media. How do you peel them off the couch? An active gift can encourage physical activity. Here are nine ideas for your teen.

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