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Empower your kids

How much exercise does your family really need?

It’s not nearly as hard as you think! Staying happy, healthy and toned – even shedding a few pounds – doesn’t always require sweating it out at a gym. Between 30 and 60 minutes of moderate activity most days of the week should help your family do the trick.

Here are some fun and easy things that you and your kids already do at home that are helpful – and healthy!

Kids

Activity Duration Calories burned* Results
Basketball One hour 291 General fitness, maintain weight, cardiovascular exercise
Biking (fast) One hour 291 Builds strong legs, strengthens cardiovascular and general fitness
Swimming One hour 255 Exercises the entire body, strengthens lungs/breathing capacity
Walking quickly One hour 138 General fitness, cardiovascular exercise
Tossing a Frisbee One hour 109 Cardiovascular workout, improved co-ordination and balance
Bowling One hour 109 Fitness, flexibility

Parents

Activity Duration Calories burned* Results
Cleaning the car One hour 225 Bending, stretching and strengthening muscle groups
Walking quickly One hour 285 General fitness, maintain weight, cardiovascular exercise
Mowing the lawn One hour 323 Cardiovascular exercise, leg and glute strengthening
Gardening One hour 338 Increased muscle strength, tone and agility
Alpine Skiing One hour 600 Increased muscle strength, tone and agility

* Based on an 80-pound child and a 165-pound adult

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