With hectic weekdays spent at work and in school, why not spend some time exercising with your children? Exercising not only helps to relax your body and mind, but it is also important for children to exercise frequently as it encourages them to lead a healthy lifestyle. Exercising as a family will help promote family togetherness and strengthen your relationship with your child.

exercising as a family

Here’s what you need:

  • Sports equipment, attire (depending on the exercise in which your family is engaging)
  • Water to hydrate yourselves

Here are some activities to consider:

  • Soccer
  • Jogging
  • Brisk walking
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Dancing
  • Badminton
  • Roller blading

Introduce the above-suggested activities to your child and decide together on an activity to engage in over the weekends.


Introduce your favourite sports to your child and vice versa (if any) through a sharing session. Get involved together in the preferred sports over the weekends.

What Running With My Kids Have Taught Me

After engaging in the activity / sports, chat with your child and share your experiences with him or her and vice versa.

Have fun while staying healthy!

Relax your body and mind by exercising and enjoy the process of keeping fit and healthy.

Play or exercise? A child’s body doesn’t know the difference. But their minds tell them when they’re having fun.
– youthfitnessguy.com

By Joyce, Gui Ling and Joanna.

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