One of the biggest problems plaguing modern families is a lack of physical health. Both kids and parents aren’t eating the way they should or getting the exercise that their bodies need to be fit and healthy, causing everyone to be sick and tired more often than they should be. With summer coming up, it’s now up to you to ensure that your children are being healthy at home. To help you do this, here are three ways you can create a healthier family atmosphere this summer.
A great way to spend time with your family and work on everyone’s health is to exercise together. Depending on the ages and interests of your family, the summer activities that you’ll want to participate in will vary. But to help you get off on the right track, Health.com recommends trying things like playing sports, swimming, jumping rope, dancing, or even just taking a nice walk together. Ideally, you should be doing at least 20 minutes of activity each day, so try to pick something fun that your family will all enjoy doing together for at least that long. This type of exercise doesn’t have to be intense or cost you any money at all, which is great for big, busy families. [Read more…]