If you've got a lil couch potato on your hands, Sneaky Fitness has the cure! Little ones can be resistant to exercise, especially when it feels forced, but authors Missy Chase Lapine and fitness expert, Larysa DiDio have a few sneaky-fun solutions to get your kids in gear. Rather than force kids to be active, this creative team authored a book of tips that harness your kids' natural fidgeting impulses to get them moving — and having fun — with simple, everyday, at home activities that require little more than what's at your house or around the yard and help strengthen coordination, flexibility, and overall physical fitness. Click through to get my favorite five activities and how-tos from Sneaky Fitness!
Television and video games can be the enemy when mommy is trying to get her tots outside for a little exercise. Instead of declaring a fitness war on the youngsters, mama can inspire her babes with a few tactics straight out of the Sneaky Fitness ($14) handbook. Written by Missy Chase Lapine, the same mother who wrote the Sneaky Chef, and fitness guru Larysa DiDio, this new book helps moms make the most of their child's playtime by suggesting games, exercises, helpful hints and bonus recipes.
Instead of watching her kids melt into the couch for another afternoon of toons, she can challenge them to a hoola hoop contest or spark their imagination by helping them set up a grocery store. The playtime will benefit their minds, bodies, and souls. While it seems simple enough, sometimes moms need that extra boost book to give them a new perspective on an old game.