It is said that kids learn from examples their parents’ set. Like other things, it is also important for parents to set an example of active lifestyle for children. It may be difficult to get children off the couch, but a family fitness routine (made compulsory) can do the trick.
Family fitness activities are a good way to spend time together and to keep fit and healthy. With simple fitness activities done with their parents, children learn the benefits of healthy and active living. Listed below are a few quick tips that can engage the whole family in fitness activities.
- Getting outside with a Frisbee or a ball to kick around can be a great way to get the family out and everyone’s adrenal gushing
- If you are in the hills, hiking and climbing can be good exercises. If you live close to water, kayaking or swimming can be a good choice.
- For others bicycling or simple job in the park can do the trick
You can make biking, walking participating in marathons for cause etc a family tradition. All members will love competing with their own in events etc, this will also cultivate a habit of healthy competition.