Today, the Canadian annual report on child and youth activity was published. The verdict? Kids don’t get enough exercise.
Why am I not surprised? Adults don’t get enough exercise either and children mimic the actions of their elders.
Best advice for getting kids off the couch and moving? Get adults off the couch and moving!
I’ve written a number of posts about family time, exercise and modelling healthy habits for our children. If you have five minutes in your day, go and read one of them and commit to getting yourself and your children moving today!
- My children are my motivation to eat well and exercise daily
- Making fitness a family affair
- Fitness inspiration from my children
And check out my interview with reporter Lauren La Rose, published online today!
Do your children engage in unstructured, non-electronic play time?
How do you ‘motivate’ your children to go out and play?