News‎ > ‎

5-2-1-0 Tips for Staying Active as a Family

posted Dec 13, 2016, 6:55 AM by   [ updated Dec 13, 2016, 7:06 AM ]

By letsgo on Dec 07, 2016 04:41 pm

Adults and kids alike are recommended to get physical activity everyday. How can we really make this happen for our kids and ourselves when we don’t even have time for the gym? We can start by rethinking our idea of physical activity! Although sustained aerobic exercise is an incredible workout, physical activity doesn’t have to mean running laps or lifting weights, which requires certain time, space, and equipment we don’t all have access to. Moreover, physical activity doesn’t have to be a consecutive 60 minutes each day; you can work up to your daily hour with smaller bursts of activity a couple times of day.

As an added bonus, exercise with family doubles as quality time together, which is often the first thing to be replaced with television and computer screens. Below are a couple creative ideas to help you turn every day into an opportunity to stay healthy and happy together!  To read more.....