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Ways YOU can get moving:

  • Playing with your child
  • Taking a walk with other parents
  • Going for a bike ride
  • Dancing
  • Walking to a bus stop that’s farther away from your home
  • Parking your car far from your destination
  • Taking the stairs instead of the elevator
  • Running in place while watching your favorite TV show

Need to get your FAMILY moving? Try these strategies:

  • Take a family walk around the neighborhood after dinner.
  • Let your kids take turns picking a new activity or kid’s game for the family to try.
  • Give gifts that encourage your kids to move, like balls and mitts or interactive sports and fitness games.
  • Stretch when you wake up. In the morning you’ll be ready to start with a healthy breakfast.

Source: www.beahealthyhero.org

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