4) If you have kidswho play in the childcare center while you workout, take advantage of programslike Kids Play, which is a great introduction to “group fitness” for kids.Also, after your workout is over, take 10 or 15 minutes to shoot baskets orengage in a different kind of active play in the kids area before you leave.
5) Share yourfavorite workout with your kids. They probably know how much you love Zumba orBoot Camp or (fill in the blank with your favorite activity). Create apint-sized workout for them so they can see what it is you do when you goworkout and why you like it so much. The ulterior motive, of course, is thatthey’ll grow up to be your favorite workout partner.
This guest postcomes from Kara Douglass Thom, a triathlete, freelance writer and mother offour. She and Laurie Kocanda are the co-authors of Hot(Sweaty) Mamas: Five Secrets to Life as a Fit Mom .