Category Archives: Family Activity

Time for a family tech detox?

From television to tablets, DVD to MP3, Smartphones to social networking and every piece of tech in between, we live in a remote controlled ¬†gadget-filled world connected by mind-bending machines that fulfil our every lifestyle and entertainment need. However, if computer games, instant messaging and surfing the Web are all taking too much of your […]

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Family activities to lose weight

Making time for the family makes bonds stronger. Eating together, hanging out, or just cooking together can establish a close knit relationship among family members. Bonding with family does not only make happier kids but healthier ones. Studies have shown that children who eat at least one meal with their parents every day are less […]

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Family Resolutions for 2014!

While you may have been firing on all cylinders since the start of 2014 to make some positive changes in your life, what about making a difference for others in your family too? Given that all our lives are so interconnected with those of our nearest and dearest then it makes sense to extend resolutions […]

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6 More ways to activate your family!

Have you noticed that no matter how much you stand firm, pull your hair out or even lovingly nudge, it can be an uphill struggle trying to get the whole family up and moving in the same direction at the same time? This is especially true when it comes to being fit and active. All […]

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6 Ways to activate your family!

You’ve tried coaxing, gentle encouragement and the boot camp disciplinary role; getting your family to not only come together and share some quality time but do something healthy and active is not alway easy. Conflicting schedules, different interests, ages and ideas, not to mention family dynamics, it’s not surprising that some families tend not to […]

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Fitness nostalgia for families!

It’s hard to imagine youngsters today looking back when they’re older and remembering simple times and even simpler pleasures. There seems to be so much tech-induced, non-stop entertainment, connectivity and interaction that a game of dodgeball or hopscotch seems light years away. Not only that, but there’s lots of activities for young people to get […]

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How to boost interest in family time!

There’s no doubt that going to a gym or taking part in training sessions or exercise classes are all great ways to focus your fitness. But people with children often find it hard to fit in their exercises around their hectic family lives. But it is possible to combine both exercise and quality time with […]

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Family fitness is about individuality!

Nothing beats going out for the day with the family and really getting engaged in things that keep you all interested, entertained and active. If youngsters see their parents and role models exercising and leading an energetic life then they might be less inclined to recline on the sofa and watch TV and more encouraged […]

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Fitter family plans!

Setting aside time to exercise as a family and keep fit is vital. However, while what you do is important, the way that you do it and the attitudes you bring to it are essential too, if you want to achieve sustainability. You’ll soon find that by adapting your approach and your attitude to fitness […]

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Do motor skills signal school smarts?

Every parent takes the view that a healthy body is vital for a healthy mind. However, sometimes it’s easy for busy adults to shirk the responsibility for their kids being active, perhaps leaving exercise and the health education to the schools instead. However, a new study suggests there are links between poor motor skills and […]

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