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Getting kids active - do you have tips or tricks to get them moving?
Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
Michelle Obama's Let's Move program is a year old!

WebMD's talked to the First Lady about her fight to end childhood obesity. I thought her views on kids and exercise were right on:

"We need to make sure kids understand exercise is the secret code word for play...Exercise should be fun, and it will take all of us to send those messages."

I'm not always successful at getting my 6 and 2 year old off the couch but "outside adventures" get them moving. We go on pre-dinner walks to find a sparkly rock, an interesting stick or a pretty leaf, take photos of the cute neighborhood pets or perform a secret spy mission. The result is a 30 - 45 minute fresh air walk - good for them AND for me.

How do you get creative to fit exercise into your family routine?


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