20 Ways to Have Fun While Getting Fit With Your Family

flying a kiteIf you are like me, being cooped up all winter has you feeling a bit stir crazy. So I am over-the-moon that spring has finally sprung. That's the perfect time of year for fab family outings. As soon as the temperatures inched above 50 degrees, we were making plans to spend entire afternoons outside. And you reap so many benefits from just enjoying the warmer weather. Hitting the outdoors with your family is a great opportunity to get healthy too. Check out the 20 ways to have fun while getting fit with your family.

  1. Bike ride around the neighborhood
  2. Run through the sprinklers
  3. Water gun battle
  4. Go hiking
  5. Fly kites
  6. Play a baseball game against another family
  7. Water balloon fight
  8. Play capture the flag
  9. Plan a treasure hunt
  10. Go rollerblading
  11. Play kick the can
  12. Jump rope
  13. Do yard work together
  14. Create an obstacle course in the backyard
  15. Play hopscotch
  16. Play tag
  17. Potato sack race
  18. Go canoeing
  19. Climb trees
  20. Play Frisbee

What other outdoor activities do you love to do with your family?

 

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