Tag Archives: family fitness

A Message for Dad

Dear Dads, We know the family is where we have our greatest impact. If we want to make a positive change in our communities, it has to start in the home. So the question is, how are we influencing the … Continue reading

Posted in Family Fitness, Fitness, Health & Nutrition, Homeschool Curriculum, Homeschool Physical Education | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on A Message for Dad

What we do

Recently, we have received many questions about how the Family Time Fitness physical education programs work. This short video explains our most popular program which is the Core 1 or Beginner Physical Education program. This program was designed for children … Continue reading

Posted in Family Fitness, Fitness, Homeschool Curriculum, Homeschool Physical Education | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on What we do

Hula Hoops

Hula Hoops are a lot of fun. There are a variety of activities you can do with them. The Run through the Hoop activity helps to build coordination, mobility, flexibility, and spatial awareness. The kids even had to use some … Continue reading

Posted in Family Fitness, Fitness, Homeschool Curriculum, Homeschool Physical Education | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Hula Hoops

Can you go one day without sugar?

The consumption of added sugars is one of the main contributing factors to the increase in overweight and obese children. These added sugars also contribute to the increased risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. As parents, we need to know … Continue reading

Posted in Homeschool Curriculum | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Can you go one day without sugar?

Five Benefits of Exercising as a Family

I am always looking for ways to spend more time with my kids. It is so easy to get caught up in sitting at home together with everyone on their own tablet or computer. What can we do to be … Continue reading

Posted in Family Fitness, Fitness, Health & Nutrition, Helath & Nutrition | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Five Benefits of Exercising as a Family

Will you commit to your family’s health in 2014?

What will you commit to for 2014?  A recent survey found that 75% of the respondents are committing to improving their overall fitness, diet and nutrition. The survey found that the primary motivators for committing to an active lifestyle are … Continue reading

Posted in Homeschool Curriculum | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Will you commit to your family’s health in 2014?

Does your home environment promote physical activity?

A recent study found that the home environment is an important influence on the sedentary behavior and physical activity in children. What the researchers found from observational studies was that the role of the parent was important on influencing the … Continue reading

Posted in Family Fitness, Fitness, Health & Nutrition, Helath & Nutrition | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Does your home environment promote physical activity?

How do you talk to your children about weight and health?- Part 2

In part 1 I wrote about some of the factors that make it difficult for parents to talk to their children about weight and health issues. In this post I would like to provide some tips on how to talk … Continue reading

Posted in Family Fitness, Fitness, Health & Nutrition, Helath & Nutrition, Homeschool Physical Education | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on How do you talk to your children about weight and health?- Part 2

Get your Family Fit this Summer

Summer is a time when many of us get to spend more time together as a family. Many of the programs our kids are involved in take a break for a few months. As parents what can we do to … Continue reading

Posted in Family Fitness, Fitness, Health & Nutrition, Homeschool Curriculum | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Get your Family Fit this Summer

Diet buster – Frozen French Fries?

Morning friends, I have had had several people ask me to post the info about the grocery bag parachute for the kids. For those of you who missed my update on it a while back here is what it was … Continue reading

Posted in Family Fitness, Fitness, Health & Nutrition, Homeschool, Homeschool Curriculum, Homeschool Physical Education | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Diet buster – Frozen French Fries?