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Raising Fit Kids: Healthy Nurtition, Exercise, and Weight

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Motivating Your Family to Adopt Healthy Habits continued...

Be creative. Even after you've found a great lifestyle for family fitness, things can get boring, so don't be afraid to mix it up. Be flexible and open to new ideas -- and involve the whole family.

"We all have more buy-in when we get to be a part of the change," Hoefs tells WebMD. Giving kids a choice helps them feel they're part of the process. "The motivation is in what we want to become -- in that picture of being healthy."

 

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