List: 11 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Be Physically Active

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List: 11 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Be Physically Active

  • Be a role model.
  • Choose an activity that is developmentally appropriate.
  • Do not overdo it.
  • Energy In: Recommended Food & Drink Amounts for Children.
  • Energy Out: Daily Physical Activity Recommendations.
  • “Exercise along with a balanced diet provides the foundation for a healthy, active life. This is even more important for children who are obese. One of the most important things parents can do is encourage healthy habits in their children early on in life. It is not too late to start. Ask your child\\’s doctor about tools for healthy living today.”,
  • Find a fun activity.
  • Finding Time to Be Active.
  • How Teens Can Stay Fit
  • Increasing Physical Activity During Preschool Years .
  • Make time for exercise.
  • Plan ahead.
  • Play with your child.
  • Provide a safe environment.
  • Provide active toys.
  • “Talk with your child\\’s doctor.”,
  • Turn off the TV.
  • The Healthy Children Show: Energy Balance for School-Age Kids (Video)
11 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Be Physically Active
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