Health Tip: Kids Keeping You From Exercising?03/26/13
(HealthDay News) -- Kids and family responsibilities can make it
tough to find time to exercise, but it's important for your health
and to be a good role model.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists these
tips to keep responsibilities at home from preventing your
- Ask a family member or friend with young children to swap
babysitting with you so you can have time to get to the gym.
- Find exercise you can do with the kids, such as going for a
walk, playing a game of tag or doing a dance/aerobic exercise video
- Get some simple at-home exercise equipment, such as a
stationary bike or a jump rope, to exercise at home when the kids
are busy playing or taking naps.
- Try to dedicate time to exercising when the kids aren't with
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