It can be fun to get into shape over the summer. Some say it’s easier because the weather just seems to coax everyone outdoors and into fun activities. If you want to shape up your family this summer, here are some ideas.
Tag Archives | fitness
It is important to exercise and walking is a great way to do that. However, simply walking can be boring. Here are five things you can do on a hike that will make it more enjoyable and interesting.
As research and experience shows more and more that we need more exercise, emphasis is being placed on incorporating physical activity into our leisure time. Summer is a great time to get your whole family off the couch and into the water. Here are some types of water sports that families can enjoy together. 1. […]
Kids and sports seem to go together. It has been that way in the past but the trend is moving away from that. Why? Here are some reasons along with tips to help your kids kindle a love for sports. The Verdict is in Many kids are moving away from organized sports. With the obesity […]
Summer is full of family time. The kids are out of school and the parks are open. So, why not have a day of fun on the playground with your kids? When was the last time you were on a playground? If it was when you were in elementary school you are long overdue. Most […]
Staying fit is important at any age. Maybe you want to get your family active but don’t know how to go about it. Here are ten good ideas to help educate you on fitness so you can make changes in your life. Obesity is an epidemic in our world today. It is not just eating […]
Health Benefits of Ice Skating for the Whole Family Families that play together stay together, or at least that’s how the saying goes. If you take some time to have fun together it can reduce stress among family members. You could choose an activity everyone can enjoy. Have you considered the health benefits of ice […]
A cold soda on a hot day, maybe one during lunch on the weekend. . . What is the problem? The problem is that one day you find yourself giving in to your child’s request for a soda at dinner, and the next thing you know you find yourself having an unbelievable debate with your […]
Staying active is important for remaining healthy. One way to ensure your family stays healthy is by participating in family fun runs. They’re a great day out for the whole family. Some people aren’t that familiar with fun runs. Fun runs are set up over a one to five mile course. Rather than racing against […]
In my practice I am often asked about exercise for kids and teens. What age is exercise appropriate and what type of exercise is ideal for each age group. This seems to be a recent phenomenon since previous generations children were left to their own imaginations on what to do for play. Most small children […]