10 Tips To Get Your Kids Moving

Get over the notion of exercise as a chore. Here's how to make activity a fun part of even the most reluctant kid's day

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Every parent wants to do the right thing. A recent survey found that 80% of parents of kids ages 6 to 11 feel they are responsible for their child's weight and physical fitness--and the fact is, in many ways they are. So why the disconnect between intentions and results? "This is a classic example in which parents need to literally walk the walk," says Dr. David Katz, of Yale University's School of Public Health. "We know that kids will be more active if their parents are more active." The key, says Katz, is to get the entire family to be more...

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