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Tips to help your family sit less and move more

We’ve got a whole library of practical tips to help you and your family get moving! Keep it fun by trying out some of our challenges, too.


  • Activities like running, jumping, hopping and skipping are all important for kids' development.

  • Getting the benefits of moderate exercise is not about big workouts and exhaustion. Try getting in extra steps throughout the day. Go for a walk around the block at lunchtime, meet other families for a walk around the lake or take the stairs rather than the escalator at the shops.

  • Try to keep family activities varied, and be sure to let your children take turns choosing what activity the family will do next.

  • Your little ones will love playing with balls, bats, tricycles and kites (with supervision) – they're all activities that encourage movement.

  • If you're self-conscious about your body, start by being active with a partner or friend - or your whole family. Strength in numbers!