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7 ways to get kids to exercise for a healthy lifestyle

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7 ways to get kids to exercise for a healthy lifestyle

  1. 1. 7 WAYS TO GET KIDS TO EXERCISE By: Alex Cordier | On: December 8, 2017 FIT ATHLETIC SUBSCRIBE TO THE FIT BLOG Monthly articles for a Fit lifestyle, straight to your inbox. Email* COUNT ME IN HAPPENING ON FACEBOOK FRESH ON INSTAGRAM Like 3.7K people like this. Sign Up t see what your friends like. CLASS SCHEDULES     ABOUT LOCATIONS AMENITIES TRAINING CLASSES MEMBERSHIPS
  2. 2. Convincing kids to exercise can be one of the hardest tasks on the modern parent’s agenda. With today’s proliferation of technology regularly tempting children away from the sports- eld and onto the couch, those 60 minutes of push-play a day have never been harder to enforce. After reading the up-to-date tips below, though, you’ll be armed with a bevy of ways to get kids exercising. Wondering how to get kids to exercise? Keep reading to nd out. Be inventive! When it comes to how to promote physical activity in schools, we all know that our best teachers came up with creative activities that totally distracted us from the exercise being done. From tug- a-rope to the playground, tag to swimming, there’s multitudes of fun to be had if you think outside the box a little. There are also lots of school programs that one can explore and try! Remind them that it’s what the cool kids do         CLASS SCHEDULES    
  3. 3. One of the best ways to motivate kids to be active is by reminding them just how common it is to join a group sport, or to take part in a class-based exercise. Whether baseball or hockey, ballet or judo, one of your kid’s friends is bound to be doing it – and often, that simple fact will be motivation enough. Make your home into a space for activity Activity doesn’t just have to be done outside, or in purpose-built spaces – it can take place within the walls of your family home, too (especially when winter takes outside exercise out of the equation). There are many ways to keep your kids active indoors, including repurposing a spare room into a gym, purchasing activity-based technology like a Wii, or getting your hands on a family tness video that you can all have a good old dance to. Implement a rewards system (within reason) It’s never a great idea to promise your kid a bag of lollies after they complete a lap around the block, but other rewards of a slightly- RECENT POSTS Protect Yourself From These Common Sports-Related Injuries April 19, 2018 When It’s Completely Okay to Skip a Workout April 18, 2018 5 Major Pillars of a Fully Balanced Body and Mind Through Fitness April 5, 2018 Pack-and-Go Healthy Lunch Recipes for Work April 2, 2018 CLASS SCHEDULES    
  4. 4. healthier nature – like extra pocket money or their choice of a dinner meal – can work a treat in sustaining exercise habits. Tie activity in with the to-and- from-school commute On the back of the previous point, you might consider telling your kids that in exchange for their walking or biking to school, you’ll organise a regular movie night for the weekend. That way, you gain some extra time in the morning, as well – it’s a win-win! Resources, resources, resources Sometimes kids are object-based exercisers and need something physical to base their activity around. By buying a resource like a trampoline for your backyard, your kids will be moving before you know it. Get started early The best thing that you can do to encourage kids to exercise is to normalize it in the family environment. If you don’t exercise on a Surprising Bene ts of Ashtanga Yoga March 28, 2018 CLASS SCHEDULES    
  5. 5. regular basis, how can you expect your child to want to? Making a habit of family exercise, such as hikes, active summer holidays, and sport-watching will a ord your kids a positive attitude towards exercise for life. Here are 7 great ways on how to get kids to exercise! To Find the Original Article Click Here To read more blogs written by Alex, visit her blog! Click Here.   1 Comment Sort by Fit Family Method These are great tips! Planning our meals has been particularly effective for my family. Like · Reply · 4d Facebook Comments Plugin Top Add a comment... CLASS SCHEDULES    
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