5 Simple Ways To Keep Your Kids Active This Summer

Summer doesn’t have to mean boring for your kids.

You don’t have to spend money either to let them have a runninggood time.

There are plenty of free activities to do this summer and here are 5 helpful tips to keep your family strong this Summer!

Tip 1:  Power Dinner: Establish one night per week to have a super healthy dinner. There are all kinds of websites with free recipes that are healthy and delicious! This will help you introduce new and healthy foods to kids. It is also an opportunity for you as a parent to lead by example in the area of having a balanced diet.

Tip 2: Family Fun Days: Mark your calendar for 4-5 days over the Summer where you are going to do a fun day that includes walking, rowing, hiking, swimming, etc, that makes the family exercise as you do something fun! Make sure to build in a rest day to follow!
Tip 3: Rest days: A great way to stay healthy is to rest. There is a time to make class and a time to chill out! Make sure to build rest into your weekly flow.

Tip 4: Summer Student Challenge: We designed our summer challenge to keep students active at home.  Post on our page, stay accountable, and have fun with it.  The winning team gets an icecream party and bragging rights at our  annual summer student appreciation event.

Tip 5: Get Organized: Look for an organized activity that the whole family can do! One great advantage to Martial Arts training, is that parents and kids, even though they are in different classes, are learning similar curriculum and can therefore practice together and progress together.