Five Fun Active Ways To Spend Time With Family

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First Lady Michelle Obama has been working hard to rally against the onset of childhood obesity with her “Let’s Move” campaign aimed to get kids and families to get more active outdoors. Enlisting the support of celebrities like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beyonce[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Taylor Swift[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Jonas Brothers[/lastfm] and all star football and baseball players, Mrs. Obama has been encouraging kids to run, play and dance until they run out of breath with the “Let’s Move” movement.

Your child’s health begins at home, and in order to help motivate your family to get at least 60 minutes of activity in every day, try these “Let’s Move” inspired family oriented activities that mom, dad and the kids will enjoy doing!

1.  After dinner walk: After clearing off the table when finished with a nutritious family dinner, round-up the family, put on a comfortable pair of walking shoes and walk off that meal  around the neighborhood. Circle the block or go explore the neighborhood on a group walk that will bring you closer and keep you fit at the same time!

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