Most parents want their children in a health lifestyle. But if the parents set a good example for the children, the effect will be more obivious. And there are studies the parents if the parents are active, the children will have less chance to become fat.
Crawl with your baby. It can develop your and your baby upper body strength when you crawl, and crawling a great aerobic exercise. So get down and crawl together with your baby around the room.
Use the malls. Malls are the favorite place that the older kids love most. Tell them you will take them to the mall, but on the condition of no junk food and more malls supply the healthy options, and you have to walk the whole mall. There are several miles of walking in a good mall. You want to get a sense of benefits; you all should be with a pedometer.
Plan a competitions with pedometer. Choose one week, and every member wears a pedometer to compete and see who gain the greatest numbers of steps. Give a prize to the winner.
Set a good example with some simple habits. Take the stairs not the elevator, if it is possible, walk to the store and park your car far away from the entrance of building. you children will grow up figuring out that it is the simple way that the things are finished, and they will keep these good habits into adulthood.
Make the physical obligation more fun. Let the music play while you are vacuuming or doing the dishes. Create a game out of housework (who can find the dirtiest place).
Play a game of chasing my shadow. The children can jump and run to chase your shadow.
Come to a hotel during off hours and play stair game. Separate the fmily into two groups. One team takes the elevator and the other takes the stairs. The goal is to check who can reach the set floor fastest. Then you witch teams.
Learn martial arts with your children. Most local community colleges offer the martial arts lessen for the adults and kids. You have several choice to choose such as judo and karate, provide flexibility and aerobic training. In these lessons, your kids will not only learn how to control yourself and but also build their self-esteem and balance.
Organize a play team with your neighborhood parents and children. The children are playing happily in the centre of the yard, and the parents do exercise around the periphery, marching and jogging in place.
Find some family health programs at the local health club. There are a growing number of health clubs offer programs for the families from the aerobic to skating. Get together to go over your options with your family. You can receive the best results if make a choice of health activities that is pre-approved by all