Whole Life Health and Fitness is just that - your WHOLE life. To have a healthy lifestyle, you have to include your family! What better lesson for your kids than health?
There are so many ways to live healthy with your family. Making healthy food choices, continually introducing new foods, staying active. Need a few creative family fitness ideas? Here you go!
Simple and easy - go for a walk! Take the dogs and get two things done at once! Want to make it a little more fun? Have a scavenger hunt! Give your kids a list of things to find on the walk.
Do you have great terrain near you? Go hiking! You get some exercise and can teach your kids about the beauty of nature. This is another great opportunity for a scavenger hunt!
Dance party! Put on your favorite music and have a dance off! See who is the "best" dancer!
Have a race. Yes, race your kids! Get out the sidewalk chalk and mark off distances on the sidewalk. Race each other to each then back to the start line!
Challenge your family - who can do the most...._____ Fill in the blank! Or a week long challenge - who can do a certain workout every day?
Build an obstacle course in the backyard from everyday items. Check out this idea from Imagination Soup.
Play a stair game - write numbers on pieces of paper (think several pieces of paper with 4-10 on them. Several pieces of each number) and then draw a number and get running! Everyone has to do each person's number.
Play your name! There are a ton of workouts out there that have exercises that correspond to each letter of the alphabet - A = pushups, B = jumping jacks, etc. You have to workout through your whole name!
So many ideas!! What are you favorite activities to do with your family? Comment with the things you love to do!