One in five children in the U.S. has obesity, which can cause long-term affects including chronic health conditions, increased risks of being bullied, and lowered self-esteem. Experts recommend that young people exercise for at least one hour per day to reduce the risks of childhood obesity. Here are five strategies parents can use to encourage physical fitness in their kids.
- Set a Good Example of Healthy Living
Kids are shrewd critics, especially when parents don’t practice what they preach. Be a role model for your kids by practicing good fitness habits every day.