We all know about the many benefits of physical activity and the negative consequences of inactivity.
Thus, as parents, we want to implement physical activity into everyday life and encourage a healthy lifestyle among our children.
Physical activity is essential for healthy development, and adopting physical activity habits early in life will increase the likelihood of children remaining physically active as adults.
Participating in family physical activities helps children gain life skills and health benefits. For example, family physical activity can assist your child in learning teamwork, leadership skills, and quality decision-making.
Finding Time for Family Activity is very crucial in today’s world
How can you find family time for physical activity when you have a busy schedule?
Here are some suggestions.
1- Instead of watching TV after dinner, enjoy a family walk for 30m.
2- Ask other families to participate in an informal weekly walk or play what kids enjoy.
3- Ask your children to select and organize activities on the weekends.
It is empowering and motivating to participate in the process and facilitates the development of life skills and positive lifestyle behaviors.
We all know about the many benefits of physical activity and the negative consequences