The gift of fitness is one of the greatest gifts we moms can give ourselves and our families. That’s why I’m always looking for new ways to incorporate physical activity into my family’s life. My one rule is it has to be fun. I want my kids to enjoy exercise so that they’ll continue with the healthy habit into adulthood. Keep reading for some great ideas on how to create a “culture of fitness” for your family.
Ever wonder why you feel so great after you break a sweat? Turns out, exercise is much more than just a flab-fighter. It’s a remedy for a number of health issues, from anxiety to insomnia to back pain. Some workouts are better than others for healing what ails you. Try these active solutions:
Lisa Fleming is a professional Health Coach who is certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE). She is the author of "Exercising Mom." She lives in Virginia with her husband and three children.