Kid Fitness

Exercise and Activity: Winter Games 2009

Baby, it's COLD outside!   Although my kids love playing outside, we need indoor activities as well.  Presenting; The 2009 Winter Games: Using painters tape or masking tape, we created somewhat of an indoor playground.  This is set up in our…

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Toddler Jail

Here is another helpful post for mothers with toddlers by Emily, The Toddler Expert! [caption id="attachment_1576" align="alignright" width="300"] Let them work for exercise, even if they are only half dressed.[/caption] One day I was a really bad mom.  It started…

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The Gift of Good Health

Do the gifts on your kids wish list encourage them to be active?  What a great chance we have to get them things that will get them moving.  Exercise should involve games and fun.   So when Jamie was tired of…

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Still Sore

On Monday, I did this series of exercises.  Ten reps of each item. Flip-flopper always wants to exercise with me if she sees me doing it.  I'm still sore! And its Thursday! She is not.  She can do a better push…

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Organized Activity

My kids will go ride their bike without any nudging or encouraging from me.  But that is about the only activity they ever think of to do outside.  Cereal boy is a bit of a bookwork and would rather read…

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Pomegranate Power!

Pomegranate juice can possibly be the most powerfully packed beneficial juices we have.  Plus, we liked it!  POM Wonderful sent us a case of pomegranate juice to try. Buying whole pomegranates can be so messy.  Have you ever tried to get…

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Move More

I know I don't have enough posts about getting active with your family, and it's because I feel like all we ever do is hike together. But in my defense, it's because we live in the mountains of Utah, so…

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Hiking, biking, and more

Very active for a Saturday.  We started with a kids triathlon.  It was one length of a pool, 1/2 mile bike, and 1/4 mile run.  Cereal boy has done it twice and loves it. Followed by 2 soccer games.  And…

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Fuel for fitness

I'm up early this morning to run a local half marathon.  I'm excited to do it, but before you assume I'm a super athlete, just know my time last year was 2 hours 22 minutes.  (not exactly the fastest mama…

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Treasure Hunters

I never knew a GPS would change my life.  When my husband wanted to buy one this summer, I almost didn't think he should (we all get an allowance however, so technically, I couldn't stop him).  And to my utter surprise, I…

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