Women Health and Fitness Day is September 26, is the 22nd Annual National Family Health and Fitness Day. Now you may be wondering how can I get my children to the gym if they are too young to do any of the machines? You don’t need a gym to send the kids to, get them off the couch and take away the phones and ipads and get them moving.
What kind of activities will be there?
The activities being held at these events depending on where they are being hosted and who is the hosting them along with the vendors. Some events might have.
- Talks on preventative care in terms of health
- Blood pressure checks
- Blood sugar checks
- Local area merchants that specialize in health and wellness
For the kids depending on the location of the event and who is hosting it, they event might include.
- Rides such as a bouncy houses
If you are still wondering how to get your kids more active according, to Gregory Florez the senior adviser on workplace leadership vitality for the American Council on Exercise you don’t want to use the word exercise, instead think of using the words games, competition, fun, run around and get messy. Those are words that will get kids moving especially younger ones. Here are some tips to help you get your kids moving.
All of these are great ideas to get your kids and there’s a million more ideas out there. You can either stay with the classics or come up with something on your own. So get out there with the kids and keep them active and having fun!