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  • If you want your kids to exercise, it helps if you do. If they see you moving, they know it’s a normal, important part of life that can be fun!

    "Try hula-hooping with your kids for exercise after school," says Andrea Metcalf, author of Naked Fitness. "That's the time that energy is lowest for everyone due to the circadian rhythms of light/night hormones. Hula-hooping is fun and easy if you have a hoop the right size," says Metcalf, who recommends getting a smaller-sized hula-hoop for the kids and one that weighs about one pound for yourself so you can sneak in some extra exercise, too.

  • But for kids, exercise means playing and being physically active. Kids exercise when they have gym class at school, during recess, at dance class or soccer practice, while riding bikes, or when playing tag.

    Kids exercise all the time without even thinking of it. Just being active, like when you run around outside or play kickball at school, is a kind of exercise. What else counts as exercise? Playing sports, dancing, doing push-ups, and even reaching down to touch your toes.

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  • It promotes more energy, good memory and an optimistic feeling among them-selves. Like adults, kids need exercise too. Children need at least an hour of exercise or physical activity everyday. A regular exercise for children makes them feel less stressed. Children feel that they are very ready to absorb simple concepts and to learn in school at a very young age. Also, exercise in children will also help them have an ideal weight, build healthy bones, muscles and joints. Lastly, they will be able to sleep better at night. If parents can only observe their children intently, they will quickly notice that they are spending more time in watching TV; while they tend to and spend less time in running or playing.

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But for kids, means playing and being physically active. Kids exercise when they have gym class at school, soccer practice, or dance class. They’re also exercising when they’re at recess, riding bikes, or playing tag.