Getting Active Together
Studies have shown that only one-fourth of us get the 30 minutes of exercise each day the Surgeon General recommends. Sedentary children are more likely to become sedentary adults, so it's important to encourage healthy habits early on. "Getting fit and staying active is something families can do together," says Sharon ... encourage him to spend as much active time. The effort you put into cultivating healthy habits now will pay big dividends later in your child's life.