FRIDAY FITNESS FLASH – Family togetherness at the gym

With schools on spring break and it being a holiday weekend, this week’s highlight was seeing families exercising together at the gym.

‘Moving families’ is in its own category of how parents can help kids develop regular exercise habits, even when perceived indifference makes it seem they don’t pay attention to what is said or done. The influential power of ‘talk the talk and walk the walk’ is even sharper when the talk occurs while matching strides on side-by-side treadmills.

Other than the style of headphones worn, there was scant difference between the exercise of the kids compared to their parents – I suppose it’s only a matter of time before the kids claim their parent’s ‘Beats’…