National Obesity Awareness Week takes place in the second week of January each year. This timely event asks the UK to join in on the New Years resolution of eating healthier and doing more exercise to help avoid obesity.
If you’re looking for some simple ways to get your kids active, take a look at these easy ideas:
Go for a walk or bike ride as a family
Grab your wellies, put on a thick coat and take a walk in the great outdoors. Not only will you be spending time with the family but you’ll also be getting some much-needed fresh air and exercise. If you’re struggling to keep the kids entertained on the walk, get them to look out for birds with our handy bird watching tips.
Sign them up to an activity club
If your child is quite active and prefers a certain sport or likes to dance, why not sign them up to an after school or weekend club. That way they can stay active whilst having fun.
Weather miserable outside? Grab the kids and go swimming. They might not do much ‘swimming’ as such but with them just playing in the pool your little fish can burn up to 400 calories in just half an hour!
Send them to an activity day camp
An activity day camp is the perfect place to get your kids active. They’ll definitely be tired at the end of the day! With the Easter holidays right around the corner why not get your child signed up to one of our day camps – with over 80 activities to choose from exercise becomes fun for the children. You can book your place here.
If you have any other interesting ideas on how to keep your child active, let us know in the comments below.