Balance

 

Having a family fitness routine creates great bonding time and accountability. It becomes something you “want” to do rather than, “have” to do. Since the kids were small, my husband and I involved them in our workout time. Whether it was pushing double strollers while jogging or rollerblading, or joining the YMCA that has great activities for kids, we always found a way to keep our fitness together. It became part of our lifestyle, which helped us stay consistent. Since we worked out together, we had to plan our schedule accordingly, which then made it easy to continue to always eat dinner together, wind down together, etc. Family life changes so fast and when you can do things together, do it, and fitness together is better.